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Interior Design Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 3 accredited schools where interior design classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the interior design academic community in South Carolina, and the future trends in interior design training at the interior design bachelors degree level.


  1. Anderson University in Anderson, SC

    316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina 29621-4035

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Converse College

    580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. The Art Institute of Charleston

    24 N. Market St, Charleston, South Carolina 29401

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Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Interior Design Employment

South Carolina 430
National 40,120

Of all of the interior design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Interior design professionals In South Carolina

460 620 640 550 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, the field of interior design is shrinking. There were 30 less interior design professionals working in South Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in South Carolina, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is slower than the trend for interior design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of interior design professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Interior Design VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$39,960 $46,470 $48,070 $49,110 $46,450
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by interior design professionals is increasing in South Carolina. Interior design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,960 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,450 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in South Carolina

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25th percentile
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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of interior design. The pay differential between the highest paid interior design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 253%

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design

Interior design professionals in South Carolina earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Interior Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


As the number of interior design professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited interior design schools in South Carolina state is increasing. In 2006 there were 9 interior design graduates from interior design courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 22 graduates.

Thus there was a 144% percent increase in the number of interior design school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in interior design.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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