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The Rhode Island School of Design

13 Alums took the salary survey

RISD Alumni Salary over Time

The Rhode Island School of Design Salary over time
RISD Salaries
RISD Careers

RISD Salaries

$367,186Starting Annual Salary
$251,66610 Year Annual Salary

Said that RISD contributed

30.77%75-100% to their career success
7.69%50-75% to their career success
7.69%25-50% to their career success
53.85%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

7.69%Self Employed
15.38%Top Management
23.08%White Collar workers
0.00%Pink Collar workers
7.69%Blue Collar workers
0.00%Entry Level employees
46.15%Unemployed.
46.15%Are satisfied with their current job.
46.15%Said things are generally going well.
61.54%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation5.2
Preparedness for Real world4.5
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Director (5), Art (4), Designer (4), Agency (2), Ad (2),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
38.5%
... Since my graduation I am unable to get an interview, let alone employment ...Read full comment
... Most instructors understand that they are catering to a student body for whom academia is a secondary concern and that their employment is rather...Read full comment
... That being said I MAINTAIN that I chose RISD for the education, and though it was hard being a younger student here, the older I get the more I ...Read full comment
... If you absolutely know you want to go here and are extremely passionate about pursuing your art career, go here ...Read full comment
... (Comment 1- RISD is not for the softhearted, which it shouldn't if it's going to prepare you to go into the real world in four years) ...Read full comment
... It's a great environment for people who are certain that they want to be designers, though they concentrate more on the conceptual than the real ...Read full comment
... I did not really know what specific career I wanted, like most new freshmen ...Read full comment
... The Career and alumni services are a joke They tell you to mail out post cards and wait by the phone ...Read full comment

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