Arts and Design Careers

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At a Glance

 3% growth in jobs by 2028 = 96,800 jobs.

$48,130 median annual wage.

High School, Associates, Bachelors

 TITLEWHAT THEY DOENTRY-LEVEL EDUCATION 2019 MEDIAN PAY 
Art DirectorsArt directors are responsible for the
visual style and images in magazines,
newspapers, product packaging, and
movie and television productions.
Bachelor’s degree$94,220
Craft and Fine ArtistsCraft and fine artists use a variety of
materials and techniques to create art for
sale and exhibition.
$48,760
Fashion DesignersFashion designers create clothing,
accessories, and footwear.
Bachelor’s degree$73,790
Floral DesignersFloral designers arrange live, dried, and
silk flowers and greenery to make
decorative displays.
High school diploma or equivalent$28,040
Graphic DesignersGraphic designers create visual concepts,
using computer software or by hand, to
communicate ideas that inspire, inform,
and captivate consumers.
Bachelor’s degree$52,110
Industrial DesignersIndustrial designers combine art,
business, and engineering to
develop the concepts for
manufactured products.
Bachelor’s degree$68,890
Interior DesignersInterior designers make indoor spaces
functional, safe, and beautiful by determining
space requirements and selecting
essential and decorative items.
Bachelor’s degree$56,040
Multimedia Artists and AnimatorsMultimedia artists and animators create
images that appear to move and visual
effects for various forms of media and entertainment.
Bachelor’s degree$75,270