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Careers for Graphic Design Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Accountant
  • Auditing clerk
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget analyst
  • Cost estimator
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial manager
  • High school teacher
  • Management analyst
  • Personal finance advisor
  • Revenue agent
  • Tax examiner or collector

Job outlook data

Graphic designers held around 262,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. They play an important role in marketing products throughout the economy—particularly in the computer systems design industry, which is projected to grow 21 percent from 2014 to 2024. As companies expand their digital presence, graphic designers are needed to create visually appealing and effective website layouts.

Where can I work with this major?

The largest employers of graphic designers are:

  • Specialized design services
  • Advertising, public relations and related services
  • Newspaper, periodical, book and directory publishers
  • Printing and related support activities
  • Wholesale trade

» Get information about Adelphi’s Graphic Design Degree Programs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Graphic Designers.

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Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

Department of Art and Art History
Blodgett Hall, Room 302
p – 516.877.4460