Interior designers make an average annual wage of $47,600 per year, or $22.89 per hour, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The annual salary varies depending on several factors, including geographic location, education and experience.
The bottom 10 percent of interior designers make less than $25,670 annually. The top 10 percent of interior designers earn more than $86,900 per year. On top of their base salaries, many interior designers earn bonuses based on commission. During other times, they make bonuses from mark-ups. Approximately 25 percent of design firms charge clients mark-ups for any purchases on top of design fees.