There are currently an estimated 14,600 exhibit designers in the United States. The exhibit designer job market is expected to grow by 10.3% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are exhibit designers?

CareerExplorer rates exhibit designers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,100 exhibit designers. That number is based on 1,500 additional exhibit designers, and the retirement of 5,600 existing exhibit designers.

What’s the supply of exhibit designers?

The exhibit designer industry is concentrated in California, New York, Georgia

Exhibit Designer job market by state

State Name Employed Exhibit Designers
California 3,370
New York 1,760
Georgia 730
Illinois 520
Ohio 490
Texas 450
Nevada 310
Florida 300
Virginia 240
Oregon 230
District of Columbia 220
Maryland 210
Pennsylvania 190
Minnesota 180
Massachusetts 170
Michigan 170
New Mexico 160
Washington 150
Arizona 150
Missouri 140
Louisiana 140
Hawaii 110
Tennessee 100
Oklahoma 90
Wisconsin 70
North Carolina 70
Utah 70
Colorado 60
Indiana 60
Nebraska 50
Kentucky 50
New Jersey 50
Alabama 40
Iowa 30
Kansas 30