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Interior Design Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 2 interior design schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in interior design in the city of Portland, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Interior Design Employment

Portland 340
Oregon 390

Of the 390 interior design professionals employed in Oregon, 340 work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portland, there has been a 45% decline in the number of interior design professionals. As the number of interior design professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Interior Design employment growth

750 800 790 530 390
620 680 720 480 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$52,610 $54,320 $52,810 $47,260 $48,950
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for interior design professionals in Portland have decreased. Portland interior design professionals made $48,950 per year, on average, in 2010. Interior design professionals in Portland made a yearly average salary of $52,610, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Portland

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Portland interior design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,470. The 10% of interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,170 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $77,730 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Portland

Graphic Design
Interior Design
Fashion Design

Portland interior design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Portland


Many of Portland's interior design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited interior design schools in the city.

Interior Design Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in interior design offered by Portland's interior design schools.

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Portland


Approximately 59 students completed interior design courses in 2010.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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