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INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER: You Need Hard Work And Dedication

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Michelle explains her job as an Industrial Designer, and how it takes hard work and dedication to succeed.

Degree: Industrial Design
Job Title: Industrial Designer

Job Summary: Commercial and Industrial Designers

Job Description

Industrial designers develop the concepts for manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and toys. They combine art, business, and engineering to make products that people use every day.

On-the-Job Training

None

Additional Info

An increasing number of designers are also getting a Master of Business Administration (MBA) to gain business skills.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $95,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
5 to 15 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Creativity, Problem solving skills, Technical skills, People skills, Detail oriented

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