Bachelor Degree Career Statistics

Every year, our graduates find themselves shaping the future of design for interactions at consultancies and tech firms, and in a growing number of industries driven to leverage the power of design thinking. Not only do our graduates find employment quickly, they find themselves as the most sought after candidates in the Design field.

2017 Employers and Job Titles

EmployerJob TitleCityState
1185 DesignDesign InternPalo AltoCA
BNY Mellon

Lead UX Designer

PittsburghPA
Capital OneDesignrChicagoIL
Capital OneDesign Development AssociateTysonsVA
CapSen RoboticsIndustrial Design InternPittsburghPA
Carnegie Mellon UniversityResearch AssociatePittsburghPA
DropboxProduct DesignerSan FranciscoCA
FacebookDesignerPalo AltoCA
Fusion 360 StudiosAutodeskPittsburghPA
IA CollaborativeInteraction DesignerChicagoIL
IBMUX DesignerAustinTX
IBMDesignerNew YorkNY
IDEOInteraction DesignerChicagoIL
Korea TelecomUX DesignerSeoulSouth Korea
LinkedInUser Experience DesignerSan FranciscoCA
LinkedInAssociate Experience DesignerSunnyvaleCA
MicrosoftUX DesignerRedmondWA
Palantir TechnologiesProduct DesignerPalo AltoCA
PNC Financial ServicesExperience DesignerPittsburghPA
PricelineProduct DesignerNew YorkNY
ProcesslyCo-Founder / DesignerPittsburghPA
R/GAUI/UX Design InternNew YorkNY

2017 Salaries

Salary RangeAverageMedian
$62,000 - $130,000$100,000$102,500

Employment by Geographic Region

RegionPercentage
Northeast14
Mid-Atlantic32
Southwest1
West32
Southeast-
Midwest14

Source: Post-graduation data compiled from 81% of graduating Design Bachelor's students. This includes students who graduated in August 2016, December 2016, & May 2017.

Note: Some recent graduates chose not to provide employer, job title, salary, and/or graduate school information in their response. This information includes all full-time salaries reported with the exception of internships, military service, or those positions outside the U.S.

Updated with information as of December 2017


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