Graduate Salary
2-4 years
Avg Length

Web Design Requirements

Web design trends and technologies are constantly evolving, and a web design degree will give the student professional skills that translate directly to the marketing, advertising, e-commerce and web design industries.

Courses typically include: designing and launching websites; designing interactive and online materials including motion graphics, banner ads, newsletters and content for mobile delivery; learning current versions of Dreamweaver, Edge and other industry-standard web design and rich media software; gaining coding skills in HTML and CSS; learning about responsive web design; learning about online marketing; and learning about interaction design and usability.

Web Design Careers

The career trajectory of people with a Web Design degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Web Design degrees have experience in is Graphic Designer, followed by Web Designer, Web Developer, Retail Salesperson, Computer Programmer, Blogger, UX Designer, Photographer, Art Director, and Marketing Manager.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Graphic Designer 16.3% 1.4% 11.4×
Web Designer 8.2% 1.0% 7.9×
Web Developer 5.8% 0.6% 9.4×
Retail Salesperson 3.4% 3.5% 1.0×
Computer Programmer 2.5% 0.8% 3.2×
Blogger 2.3% 0.2% 13.5×
UX Designer 2.3% 0.1% 16.4×
Photographer 2.3% 0.7% 3.1×
Art Director 2.2% 0.2% 11.7×
Marketing Manager 2.2% 1.3% 1.7×

Web Design Salary

Web Design graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
25th (bottom earners) -
Median (average earners) -
75th (top earners) -

Web Design Employment

Web Design graduates are not very underemployed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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