Industrial Design Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 2 schools where industrial design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in industrial design in the city of Boston, which encompasses industrial design training at the following levels:

  • Industrial Design Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Industrial Design Employment

Boston 270
Massachusetts 710

Of the 710 industrial design professionals employed in Massachusetts, 270 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 7% decline in the number of industrial design professionals. As the employment for industrial design professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Industrial Design employment growth

740 870 860 840 710
290 290 290 320 270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Industrial Design VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$62,010 $69,380 $70,650 $79,650 $81,800
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of industrial design professionals in Boston has shrunk, salaries for industrial design professionals have increased. Boston industrial design professionals made $81,800 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, industrial design professionals in Boston made an average salary of $62,010 per year. The growth in the salary of industrial design professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$51,850
25th percentile
$64,260
50th percentile
$80,440
75th percentile
$97,840
90th percentile
$117,300

Industrial design professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $80,440. The 10% of industrial design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,850 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Boston

Graphic Design
$53,870
Design
$58,318
Art
$58,550
Drafting
$60,333
Civil Engineering
$63,917
Architecture
$73,100
Mechanical Engineering
$74,402
Industrial Design
$81,800

Industrial design professional salaries in Boston are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design schools in Boston

2

Many of Boston's industrial design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited industrial design schools in the city.

Industrial Design Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in industrial design offered by Boston's industrial design schools.

Student Completed Industrial Design Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
40
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total42

Approximately 42 students graduated from industrial design courses in 2010.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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