SOC: 27-1021

Commercial and Industrial Designers participate in the design and development process of alternative fuel vehicles and other clean technologies. They are responsible for the general design of the vehicle and its main components, taking into consideration consumer preferences and the company’s capabilities for production. They render drawings and diagrams, utilizing computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) systems, to illustrate the requirements of electric vehicles including its function, quality, styling, and safety features.

Los Angeles County Commercial and Industrial Designers:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

1,690

2,040

$26.15

$54,385

Bachelor’s

None

None

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.