Art Schools
In Long Beach, California

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 2 art schools in Long Beach. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Long Beach, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Art Employment

Long Beach 9,700
California 18,930

Exactly 6,890 of the 13,030 art professionals employed in California, work in Long Beach. The number of art professionals in Long Beach has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Long Beach has also increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Art employment growth

10,690 12,180 12,160 12,530 13,030
6,590 6,940 6,830 6,120 6,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Art VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$66,180 $65,510 $64,837 $66,630 $69,250
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

As the number of art professionals in Long Beach has grown, salaries for art professionals have also increased. Long Beach art professionals made $69,250 per year, on average, in 2010. Art professionals in Long Beach made a yearly average salary of $66,180, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Long Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Long Beach

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Art professionals make a median salary of $62,903 per year in Long Beach. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 218%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,240 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,617 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Web Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications

Long Beach art professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Long Beach


There are 2 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Long Beach's art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Long Beach


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Long Beach's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Long Beach


In 2010 approximately 461 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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