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Design & Applied Arts Schools in New Jersey

580 Design students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

Gender Distribution

In New Jersey, a design major is more popular with women than with men.

Design & Applied Arts Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 10.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.4%
  • White: 44.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 13.3%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in New Jersey

In this state, there are 17,170 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in New Jersey

Design grads earn an average of $59,140 in the state and $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in NJ

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Professors 11% $62,670
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 8% $75,310
Architecture Professors 8% $0
Commercial and Industrial Designers 6% $75,460
Interior Designers 6% $54,210
Fashion Designers 6% $59,470
Multimedia Artists and Animators 5% $81,000
Art Directors 5% $100,060
Graphic Designers 1% $55,100
Photographers -31% $27,570

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to design.

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Music 190
Fine & Studio Arts 56
Drama & Theater Arts 16
Dance 4
Arts & Media Management 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2

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