Snapshot

Interior Designers plan, design, detail and supervise the construction of commercial, industrial, retail and residential building interiors to produce an environment tailored to a purpose, with particular emphasis on space creation, space planning, and factors that enhance living and working environments.
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Interior Designers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
10,800
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1057
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • researching and analysing spatial, functional, efficiency, safety and aesthetic requirements
  • formulating design concepts for building interiors
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and plans to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, suppliers and construction staff
  • selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, furniture and products for interiors
  • detailing and documenting selected design for construction
  • supervising the construction of interiors

Job Titles

  • Interior Designer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
  • Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
  • Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

University

  • Bachelor of Design *
  • Bachelor of Interior Design

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