Career Outlook for Graphic Designers

Also known as:  Catalogue Illustrator, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Visual Designer
The overall job outlook for Graphic Designer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 20.36 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.39 percent per year. Demand for Graphic Designers is expected to go up, with an expected 130,860 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 8.51 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Graphic Designers in the following states
California 26,390
New York 18,970
Florida 11,160
Texas 11,020
Illinois 9,870
Pennsylvania 7,830
Ohio 7,760
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Graphic Designers
Virgin Islands 30
Guam 70
Alaska 230
Wyoming 260
Delaware 400
North Dakota 490
Hawaii 500