Careers in Design

By 2022, there is a projected growth of $249.5 billion in the design services market. When you think of a career in design, you might start your career exploration with graphic designers. But when you begin to dive into the design industry, you’ll find people with an array of design jobs that help from producing a product, marketing a product, and overall, improving an individual experience. The more versatile you are, the more opportunities you will have to work in the design business. Here are some careers in the design industry to consider — what you can expect, their earning potential, and the impact of these design jobs.

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