Career information and college search tools for designers and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Schools for Designers are listed in the Browse Schools Section.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Designers jobs , as of 2016

Metro Area Total Employment Annual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 1,450 $87,630
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson 170 $64,940
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue 160 $80,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 160 $97,940
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood 130 $54,640
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell 110 $79,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 100 $46,570
San Diego-Carlsbad 50 $62,890
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 40 $45,550
Cleveland-Elyria 40 $50,720

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Most Popular Industries for

These industries represent at least 1% of the total number of people employed in this occupation.

Industry Total Employment Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 2,830 27% $45,450
Office Services And Staffing 940 9% $47,190
Business Management 810 8% $63,890
Miscellaneous Retail Stores 800 7% $22,580
Traditional Publishing 780 7% $65,470
Furniture Stores 530 5% $24,820
Non-durable Goods Wholesale 390 3% $39,170
Durable Goods Wholesale 300 2% $35,020
Construction Trades 280 2% $38,340
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 260 2% $47,270
Furniture 240 2% $43,160
Non-store Retailers 230 2% $30,540
Construction 210 2% $39,600
Education 200 1% $49,490
Government 150 1% $58,720
Museums And Historic Attractions 140 1% $39,190
Performing Arts And Sports 130 1% $37,070
Automotive And Vehicle Manufacturing 110 1% $71,370
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We have some additional detailed pages at the state level for Designers.

Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.

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