Interior Designers

5.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $27.43 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 8% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Interior Designers' job openings is expected to decline by -0.2% by 2030
'Interior Designers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Interior Designers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Interior Designers' was $57,060, or $27.43 hourly
'Interior Designers' are paid 36.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as interior designers?

As of 2020 there were 59,170 people employed as Interior Designers within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Interior Designers.

Job description

Plan, design, and furnish the internal space of rooms or buildings. Design interior environments or create physical layouts that are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to the intended purposes. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

SOC Code: 27-1025.00

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leeminseo says
In 2030, I think AI will do interior VR model prediction, numerical calculation, fabrication, layout, demol and combine with interior called ‘ITterior’.

Human will still plan idea and demonstrate sensuous and subjective sense. This job would not vanished if AI becomes common.
Nov 06, 2020 at 06:01 AM
helen (Could go either way) says
I think some customers want to write their preferences to a website and upload photos if what they want their face to look like and in 20 years, AI could do that. But human interior designers might become more expensive and rare in the field. Also not everyone can design their homes in a simulation or use a website that can create it. Maybe they'll take the results to the designer as a template or vise versa. Interior designers do use developing programs that are very detailed and 3d. Maybe these programs can stay unknown or be only for professionals and this way the profession might be saved.
Aug 12, 2020 at 12:42 AM
مريم خالد (Small chance) says
There is an experiment on a software robot to learn chess. It tried many times until it developed its level and defeated the global champion in this game and another also about making robotic albums when artificial intelligence begins
Evolution could occupy a job like this in the distant future
Jul 14, 2020 at 02:14 PM
Z (Highly likely) says
Design apps, pinterests, etc are sometimes known to have more influence towards clients compared to us designers
Jun 26, 2019 at 04:38 AM
S says
Design objects and applications that cannot be inspired, but they cannot be 100% copied and transferred to a new space.
May 21, 2020 at 06:45 AM

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