Interior designers make an average of $26.06 per hour, according to May 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Interior designers in the 90th percentile earn $42.82 an hour, while those in the 10th percentile make $12.73 hourly. The median hourly wage is $23.32.
Hourly wages vary depending on the industry a designer works in and his location. For example, someone in specialized design services makes a mean of $26.41 an hour compared with someone who works for furniture stores earning a mean of $21.27. An interior designer in California makes a mean of $29.64 an hour, while one in Georgia earns a mean of $22.38. Interior designers earn an average annual salary of $54,200.