Masters Degree Career Statistics

Every year, our graduates find themselves shaping the future of design for interactions at consultancies and tech firms, and in a growing number of industries driven to leverage the power of design thinking. Not only do our graduates find employment quickly, they find themselves as the most sought after candidates in the Design field.

2018 Employers and Job Titles

EmployerJob TitleState
Alibaba GroupUX DesignerCA
FacebookProduct DesignerWA
Google, Inc.Interaction DesignerCA
Google, Inc.User Experience Design InternCA
Google, Inc.Interaction DesignerCA
IDEOInteraction DesignerIL
Intuit, Inc.Product DesignerCA
MicrosoftUX DesignerWA
MicrosoftUX DesignerWA
MicrosoftUX DesignerWA
MicrosoftUX DesignerWA
MicrosoftInteraction DesignerWA
NAVERUX DesignerSouth Korea

2018 Salaries

Salary Range (5 Salaries Reported)AverageMedian
$80,400 - $125,000$103,880$108,000

Employment by Geographic Region

Northeast: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT-
Mid-Atlantic: DC, DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV-
Southwest: AZ, NM, OK, TX-
West: CA, HI, NV86
Southeast: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN-
Midwest: IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI7

Source: Post-graduation data compiled from 88% of graduating School of Design Master's students. This includes students who graduated in August 2017, December 2017, & May 2018. Information for Master's degree graduates includes PhD students/candidates who earned a Master's degree as part of the PhD program in which they were already enrolled.

Note: Some recent graduates chose not to provide employer, job title, salary, and/or graduate school information in their response. This information includes all full-time salaries reported with the exception of internships, military service, or those positions outside the U.S.

Updated with information as of December 2018

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