Career Outlook for Commercial and Industrial Designers

Also known as:  Automobile Designer, Bank Note Designer, Bicycle Designer, Car Body Designer, Ceramic Designer, Ceramic Mold Designer, Furniture Designer, Package Designer, Rug Designer, Snowboard Designer
The overall job outlook for Commercial or Industrial Designer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 13.25 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.21 percent per year. Demand for Commercial and Industrial Designers is expected to go up, with an expected 19,630 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 8.56 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Commercial and Industrial Designers in the following states
Michigan 4,000
California 2,770
New York 2,080
Pennsylvania 1,920
Illinois 1,890
Texas 1,530
Wisconsin 1,330
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Commercial and Industrial Designers
Nebraska 50
Montana 50
Hawaii 60
New Hampshire 70
Arkansas 70
South Dakota 70
Mississippi 70