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Industrial Design Schools In New York

In New York, there are 4 accredited schools where industrial design classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of industrial design and industrial design training in New York, which includes industrial design training at the following levels:


  1. Fashion Institute of Technology

    227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001-5992

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The New School

    66 W 12th Street, New York, New York 10011-8603

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Pratt Institute-Main

    200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

New York 2,080
National 28,670

Of all of the industrial design professionals in the country, nearly 7% are in the state of New York.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In New York

3,380 3,430 3,020 2,570 2,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New York, industrial design is a shrinking field. 1,300 less industrial design professionals were working in New York in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of industrial design professionals has shrunk by 38%. This decline is faster than the national trend for industrial design professionals which shows a 15% decrease in the number of industrial design professionals working around the nation.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in New York

$62,740 $65,320 $62,970 $63,190 $62,620
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New York, as the number of industrial design professionals is declining, the salaries earned by industrial design professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for industrial design professionals in 2006 was $62,740 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $62,620 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in New York

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 0% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In New York state, within the field of industrial design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid industrial design professionals earn 223% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in New York

Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In New York, industrial design professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in New York


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited industrial design schools in New York is increasing. In New York, there were 111 graduates in 2006. And there were 212 graduates from industrial design courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of industrial design school degree or certificate graduates in New York by 91%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an bachelor's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in New York

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