Industrial Design Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 2 industrial design schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in industrial design in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses industrial design training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Industrial Design
  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Industrial Design Employment

Pittsburgh 440
Pennsylvania 1,920

Of the 1,920 industrial design professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 440 work in Pittsburgh. The number of industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 42% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh has increased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Industrial Design employment growth

1,360 1,570 1,860 1,780 1,920
310 430 660 610 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Industrial Design VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$47,370 $46,390 $47,730 $52,840 $55,640
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh industrial design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,640. Four years earlier in 2006, industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $47,370 per year. The growth in the salary of industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$36,720
25th percentile
$43,210
50th percentile
$54,340
75th percentile
$65,420
90th percentile
$74,900

Industrial design professionals make a median salary of $54,340 per year in Pittsburgh. The difference in pay between the industrial design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,720 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,900 per year.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Graphic Design
$40,030
Design
$46,147
Drafting
$47,600
Civil Engineering
$54,760
Art
$55,540
Industrial Design
$55,640
Architecture
$56,393
Mechanical Engineering
$62,606

Pittsburgh industrial design professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design schools in Pittsburgh

2

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

Industrial Design Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

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

Student Completed Industrial Design Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
40
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total42

Approximately 42 students completed industrial design courses in 2010.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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