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Interior Design Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 3 interior design schools where interior design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in interior design in the city of Seattle, which encompasses interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Interior Design Employment

Seattle 590
Washington 840

Exactly 590 of the 840 interior design professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. The number of interior design professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 31% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Interior Design employment growth

1,110 830 970 870 840
860 600 800 620 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$41,470 $48,040 $53,370 $56,580 $53,710
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

Salaries for interior design professionals in Seattle have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,710 per year was earned by interior design professionals in Seattle. The average salary for interior design professionals in Seattle was $41,470 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Interior design professionals make a median salary of $49,300 per year in Seattle. The difference in pay between the interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,180 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Seattle

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Fashion Design

On average interior design professional salaries in Seattle are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Seattle


There are 3 accredited interior design schools in the city. Many of Seattle's interior design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Interior Design Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's interior design schools offer 5 interior design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 77 students graduated from interior design courses in 2010.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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