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.

2016 Employers and Job Titles

EmployerJob TitleCityState
American Eagle Associate Digital DesignerPittsburghPA
Carbone Smolan

Designer

New YorkNY
George NakashimaDesign InternNew HopePA
IsaoraDesign & Production InternNew YorkNY
OpowerUX Design InternSan FranciscoCA
UENOProduct DesignerSan FranciscoCA
Work & CoDesignerNew YorkNY
AppleUI Designer & PrototyperCupertinoCA
Capital OneDesign AssociateChicagoIL
Capital OneDesign AssociateSan FranciscoCA
Capital OneDigital DesignerTyson's CornerVA
IBMSoftware DesignerAustinTX
LinkedINAssociate User Experience DesignerMountain ViewCA
MicrosoftUser Experience DesignerSeattleWA
MicrosoftUX DesignerRedmondWA
Palantir TechnologiesProduct Designer
R/GAAssociate Experience DesignerNew YorkNY
Thermo Fisher ScientificUser Research ArchitectPittsburghPA
UberDevelopment Vehicle OperatorPittsburghPA

2016 Salaries*

MaximumMinimumAverageMedian
$110,000$48,000$85,788$85,000

Employment by Geographic Region

RegionPercentage
Northeast22
Mid-Atlantic28
Southwest6
West39
Southeast-
Midwest6

*9 salaries reported. Salaries do not include internships, military, colunteer or those outside of the US.

**This report was finalized August 2016.

Source: Post-graduation data compiled from 74% of graduating Design undergraduate students. This includes students who graduated in August 2015, December 2015 & May 2016. 

Note: All professional experiences are listed. Some recent graduates chose not to provide employer, job title, salary, and/or graduate school information in their response. 


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