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Industrial Design Schools In Texas

Texas has is only one accredited industrial design school where industrial design faculty who teach industrial design classes can find employment. The trends in Texas' industrial design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in industrial design includes industrial design training at the industrial design bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

Texas 1,530
National 28,670

Of all of the industrial design professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Texas.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In Texas

1,180 1,060 1,070 970 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, industrial design is a growing field. In 2010 there were 350 more industrial design professionals working in Texas than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of industrial design has grown by 30% in Texas. This is faster than the trend for industrial design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of industrial design professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

$57,840 $53,090 $54,470 $57,670 $64,970
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of industrial design professionals is growing, the salaries paid to industrial design professionals are increasing in Texas. The mean salary for industrial design professionals in 2006 was $57,840 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,970 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Texas

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Thus, industrial design professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of industrial design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid industrial design professionals earning 193% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Texas

Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

Industrial design professionals in Texas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas


Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Texas

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