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

As a degree choice, Design & Applied Arts is the 105th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Design & Applied Arts Majors in Washington

Design majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 16

Gender Distribution

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

Design & Applied Arts Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of design majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 12.5%
Design & Applied Arts Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Design & Applied Arts Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 12,640 people employed in jobs related to a design degree, compared to 756,760 nationwide.

Design & Applied Arts Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Design & Applied Arts Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a design grad in the state is $66,270, compared to a typical salary of $71,430 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Washington that offer design degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $12,001. 61% of students get financical aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Design & Applied Arts Careers in WA

Some of the careers design majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Multimedia Artists and Animators 43% $90,540
Designers 42% $61,350
Art Directors 33% $102,440
Graphic Designers 22% $58,450
Professors 18% $65,210
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 18% $61,280
Architecture Professors 17% $0
Set and Exhibit Designers 10% $42,200
Commercial and Industrial Designers 9% $80,510
Interior Designers 9% $59,680
Fashion Designers 8% $61,340
Artists 6% $43,470
Photographers -5% $44,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Music 70
Arts & Media Management 29
Fine & Studio Arts 25
Drama & Theater Arts 22
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 8
Dance 3
Other Visual Art 2

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