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Interior Design Schools
In San Diego, California

There are 4 interior design schools in San Diego for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Diego's interior design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Interior Design Employment

San Diego 590
California 5,360

Of the 5,360 interior design professionals employed in California, 590 work in San Diego. The number of interior design professionals in San Diego has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of interior design professionals in San Diego has decreased, overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Interior Design employment growth

5,010 5,560 6,500 5,700 5,360
640 560 660 730 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$56,390 $52,400 $51,080 $47,490 $48,470
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for interior design professionals in San Diego have decreased. San Diego interior design professionals made $48,470 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, interior design professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $56,390 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in San Diego

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90th percentile

Interior design professionals make a median salary of $44,540 per year in San Diego. The 10% of interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,030 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,740 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in San Diego

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Fashion Design

Interior design professional salaries in San Diego are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in San Diego


There are 4 accredited interior design schools in the city. Many of San Diego's interior design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Interior Design Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in interior design offered by San Diego's interior design schools.

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 147 students graduated from interior design courses.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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