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 among the most sought after candidates in the field of design.

2015 Employers and Job Titles

EmployerJob TitleCity
AccentureInteraction DesignerChicago, IL
AmazonDesignerSeattle, WA
Amazon (2)UX DesignerSeattle, WA
AppleSoftware EngineerSunnyvale, CA
AppleUser Experience DesignerCupertino, CA
Capital OneDigital DesignerTysons Corner, VA
ContinuumDesign Strategist InternWest Newton, MA
DeeplocalIndustrial DesignerPittsburgh, PA
Facebook (3)Product DesignerMenlo Park, CA
FjordAssociate Interaction DesignerChicago, IL
FreeSkiesLead DesignerMenlo Park, CA
FrogInteraction DesignerSan Francisco, CA
GoogleUser Experience DesignerSan Francisco, CA
HugeInteraction DesignerBrooklyn, NY
IBMUser Experience Software DesignAustin, TX
IBM (2)UX DesignerNew York, NY
IllumioUser Experience DesignerSunnyvale, CA
LinkedInUser Experience DesignerSan Francisco, CA
Mine Safety ApplianceIndustrial DesignerCranberry Township, PA
NestInteraction DesignerPalo Alto, CA
PNCDigital Experience Design AssociatePittsburgh, PA
R/GAAssociate Experience DesignerNew York, NY
Rorus IncChief Innovation OfficerPittsburgh, PA
Samsung ElectronicsInstructional Design InternSan Francisco, CA
SamsungUser Experience Design InternMountainview, CA
VenmoProduct DesignerNew York, NY

2015 Salaries*

MaximumMinimumMeanMedian
$135,000$60,000$87,963$81,250

Employment by Geographic Region

RegionNumber of GraduatesPercentage
Northeast: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT620
Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV517
Southwest: AZ, NM, OK, TX13
West: CA, HI, NV1343
Southeast: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN--
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI27
Northwest: AK, CO, ID, MT, OR, UT, WA, WY310
International--

Summary of Design Bachelor Degree Post Graduation Plans **

Total GradsEmployedContinuing EducationMilitaryVolunteerNot SeekingReturn to Home CountrySeekingNo Info Available
42312000045

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

**This report was finalized August 2015.

Source: Post-graduation data compiled with information on 89% of Design Bachelor Degree Graduates.

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


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