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What you need to know about Graphic Design

WHAT YOU DEED TO KNOW ABOUT

GRAPHIC DESIGN

NUMBERS & WHAT TO EXPECT



Graphic design is a creative process that combines art and technology to communicate ideas. The designer works with a variety of communication tools in order to convey a message from a client to a particular audience.



TOTAL IN US



2.1 million artist in US

39% Creatives 830K

42% Graphic Designers 350K

96.3% Employed 337K

3.7% Unemployed 13K



BY THE NUMBERS



81% Bachelor's

11% Associate's

4% Some College



54% are women

86% caucasian

6% asian

4% hispanic

2% black

2% other



SALARIES



$ 38K

$ 43K

$ 50K

$ 55K

$ 62K



EMPLOYMENT



12,380 new jobs each year



Printing 5%

Web Design 15%

Specialized 20%

Ad/PR 25%

Publishing 35%



48% agencies have < 10 employees



30% remain in profession past 5 years

30% leave GD before 5 years

40% leave GD within first 2 years



California

Texas

Illinois

Florida

New York



25% Freelance for agencies with benefits

59% receive health insurance

66% freelancers work staffing agency

29% receive education from employers

57% Have a full-time job and freelance

29% are freelancers



WHAT TO EXPECT

PICK TWO



FAST

CHEAP

FREE

GREAT



DIPPED IN UGLY SAUCE WITH HASTE AND CARELESSNESS

TRASH

GO AWAY

YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR

IMPOSSIBLE UTOPIA

JUST IN IN TIME TO BE TOO LATE

TRY AGAIN



Produced by Colin Harman



ACCORDING TO MY MOM



"Plays with colors"



I do a lot of drawings on the computer



"It looks really good, you are the best! but go to sleep now."



always on facebook



"tries to make things look pretty"

What you need to know about Graphic Design

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