The world is a competitive marketplace. As a profession that provides specialized services and requires a variety of both hard and soft skills, professionals in the interior design field must craft their competitive edge with unique characteristics and skill sets that will lead to success in the profession. Employers must understand and identify these characteristics to attract, retain, and grow talent.
Learn more about compensation for the interior design profession overall in the ASID 2019 Interior Design Salaries & Benefits General Report.
This report provides design professionals with information that will help them make important career decisions and get a step closer to their aspirations. A deep dive into U.S.-based data collected from the ASID Compensation and Fee Benchmarking survey, the report focuses on the impact of specialization on career opportunities. Career pathways differ among specializations (i.e., commercial and residential), and the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to advance vary as well.