What an Interior Designer does
Description: An Interior Designer is professionally
trained to create a functional and quality interior
environment. (Ex. houses, hotels, restaurants, stores,
medical facilities, office complexes and more.)
This job requires artistry and creativity in order to create
functional spaces that are visually appearing and meet
requirements of clients.
Responsibilities: An Interior Designer is
responsible for meeting with clients to discuss their
needs, planning the space, purchasing furnishings and
making the environment suitable for their needs.
Organization: Must be able to plan ideas, also the
possession of organizational skills makes it easier for
decorators to keep track of their current and former
Budgeting: In almost every case a customer would
have a spending cap prior to the project starting. Interior
designers must create a functional area while staying
Blueprint Creation: Requires
mathematics. Blueprints allow the interior designer to
share the visions with others working on the project.
The education needed to become an
interior designer is a bachelor’s degree.
30% of interior designers
Public: Major employers
such as interior design
firms, architecture firms
and furnitre stores
Much of the demand for
interior designers will be
to decorate private
offices, and retail
Pay for Interior Designers
Hourly wages range from $24-$34 hourly.
Average yearly pay: $45,000-$50,000.
Maximum pay: $90,000.
Regional differences: The income for this
job can vary on location due to number of
employments, demand, cost and the
population of the area.
High School: Taking classes such as Art,
Design and computer classes.
On your own: Decorate and redo rooms in
your house such as bedrooms, bathrooms,
Shadow: Contact an interior designer or
business and get the opportunity to follow
around a professional.
University of Cincinnati
Benefits to the University of Cincinnati.
Previous years has been ranked #1 for best design
schools in the nation.
In 2013 Cincinnati is found within the top 5 for best
In the state of Ohio, Cincinnati is among the top school
Large student body.
Sports teams are always successful.
Cost: around $30,000.
Jobs included art
Since I was young I found the career of
interior design interesting and always
wanted to become one. The job seems fun
to do no matter how much or little money it
makes. As long as you're doing something
you enjoy then it’s a good career for you.
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