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Furniture Design


The Furniture Design curriculum encompasses a broad overview of woodworking operations and technology while allowing the student time to explore areas of personal interest. The flexible and portable skills you will possess after completing a Furniture Design program are an excellent head start in the fields of furniture or cabinet making, designing of wood products, or in the pursuit of goals in related fields.

Careers

Commercial and Industrial Designers
Wage: $57,350
10 Year Growth Rate: 7.2%
Self Employed: 29.8%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 16.7%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Designers
Wage: $50,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.8%
Self Employed: 28.3%
Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
Employed Part Time: 16.7%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Furniture Finishers
Wage: $29,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -3.1%
Self Employed: 20.3%
Unemployment Rate: 4.5%
Employed Part Time: 12.3%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Woodworkers
Wage: $26,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 1.6%
Self Employed: 43.0%
Unemployment Rate: 3.3%
Employed Part Time: 10.8%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training