Michigan Industrial Design Schools and Careers

Career Information for Industrial Designers in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Industrial Designers in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Niles, Detroit and Warren
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Holland, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Industrial Designers in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ann Arbor, Warren and Grand Rapids

Schools for Industrial Designers in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Industrial Design Schools in Michigan

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  • Programs: Computer Aided Design - Associate
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Michigan Industrial Design Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
College for Creative Studies Detroit Bachelor 1,307
Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills Masters 144
Ferris State University Big Rapids Doctorate 13,087
Gogebic Community College Ironwood Associate 975
Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo Associate 11,113
Northern Michigan University Marquette Masters 9,358
Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor Masters 3,965
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Doctorate 41,042
University of Michigan-Flint Flint Doctorate 6,883
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Doctorate 24,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Industrial Designers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Industrial Designers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Industrial Designers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ann Arbor 360 $67650 7.57
Flint 40 $63200 1.16
Grand Rapids 450 $56680 3.78
Wyoming 450 $56680 3.78
Detroit 4580 $83990 10.61
Warren 4580 $83990 10.61
Dearborn 4580 $83990 10.61
Kalamazoo 70 $63770 2.19
Portage 70 $63770 2.19
Monroe 60 $60320 6.42
Muskegon 70 $49630 4.68
Niles 90 $78300 6.55
Benton Harbor 90 $78300 6.55
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