The Designer’s Life:


Education, Career Paths, and Compensation:

There are a number of opportunities and paths for a student within each major for a design school. The graph above shows the different possibilities and outcomes a student can face in different chapters of their lives for the majors of Architecture and Graphic Design. As students pass through each grade in college more opportunities are available for their corporate future rather than their freelance future. There’s also the option of never getting a position, dropping out of college, and flying back home with no design related job.

Although there are many career options within design schools the various majors have different career salary outcomes regarding the time spent in education, and the implications and resultant opportunities of their field of choice. Architecture shows a lengthy and tedious amount of time spent in college to receive the least salary income, as for the Graphic design major shows a lower amount of college education for a higher salary income.