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Arts, Communication, Media and Design

Interior Designer

Creative Designs Matter

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.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056

513-529-3831

careercenter@MiamiOH.edu

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Related Job Titles

Decorating Consultant, Designer, Interior Design Consultant, Interior Design Coordinator, Interior Designer

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 27-1025.00

O*NET Summary
  • $57,060 Median wages (annual)

    2020

  • 6,200 Projected job openings

    2019–2029

  • -1% or lower Projected growth (decline)

    2019-2029

What you Need to Know

  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Building and Construction — Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Computer aided design CAD software — Autodesk AutoCAD; Autodesk Revit; Computer aided design and drafting software CADD; Trimble SketchUp Pro
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Creative Cloud; Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop; iPhotoMEASURE
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Video creation and editing software — Autodesk 3ds Max; MAXON CINEMA 4D

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