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Ceramic Designer

Ceramic designer working in studio

Ceramic designers create a wide range of decorative or functional items such as tableware, tiles and sculptures by shaping and firing clay. They create designs either as a 'one-off' made in a workshop for a client, or for mass production.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for ceramic designers in the UK can be in the range of £20,000 to £25,000 a year. Experienced designers can earn more. Many ceramic designers are self-employed or work freelance. They charge a fee, which varies depending on the item designed or made, and on their reputation. The better known they are, the more they can charge.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

For art school courses you need to apply through UCAS.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
2562
5.2 %
RISE
2028
2695
  United Kingdom
2023
29348
4.6 %
RISE
2028
30685

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Discover Creative Careers Finder
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