Program & Course Information
What Web Designers Do
Web designers usually spend their days in front of a computer in an office setting. Many run their own web design business and may even work from home.
How to Become a Web Designer
Many job descriptions for web designers require a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, fine arts, or similar fields. Increasingly, however, universities are offering - and employers are demanding - specialized degrees in such fields as user interface design and information design.
The median annual wage of web designers was $58,500 in May 2010.
Employment of web designers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be favorable.
|Quick Facts: Graphic Designers|
|2010 Median Pay||$58,500|
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor’s degree|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||302,300|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||22% growth rate|