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Graphic Designers

in Massachusetts

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
271024  Graphic Designers 6,426 6,333 -93 -1.45 % 153 153 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,700  27 % 1,770  28 % 70  4 % $59,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,700  27 % 1,770  28 % 70  4 % $59,910
Information    660  10 % 500  8 % -160  -24 % $59,990
Printing and Related Support Activities    620  10 % 580  9 % -40  -6 % $48,130
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    530  8 % 350  6 % -180  -33 % $59,860
Wholesale Trade    390  6 % 410  6 % 20  3 % $57,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  4 % 260  4 % 10  4 % $67,520
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  4 % 260  4 % 10  4 % $67,520
Educational Services    240  4 % 250  4 % 10  5 % $63,580
Educational Services    240  4 % 250  4 % 10  5 % $63,580
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    230  4 % 200  3 % -30  -14 % $56,350
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    200  3 % 210  3 % 10  2 % $55,710
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    150  2 % 160  3 % 10  6 % $55,350
Administrative and Support Services    150  2 % 160  3 % 10  6 % $55,350
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