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Industrial designers combine technical knowledge of materials, machines, and production with artistic talent to improve the appearance and function of machine-made products. They are sometimes known as commercial designers. There are approximately 31,330 industrial designers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Creative

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Industrial Design Firm Owner

Chief Designer

Project Manager

Industrial Designer

Junior Industrial Designer

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