Art Schools
In Oakland, California

The city of Oakland has 3 schools where art faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Oakland, which encompasses art training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Art Employment

Oakland 550
California 18,930

Of the 13,030 art professionals employed in California, 280 work in Oakland. There has been a 65% growth in the number of art professionals in Oakland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Art employment growth

10,690 12,180 12,160 12,530 13,030
170 280 570 380 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Art VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$66,040 $55,395 $66,780 $62,780 $68,570
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for art professionals have increased. Oakland art professionals made $68,570 per year, on average, in 2010. Art professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $66,040, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Oakland.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
$38,635
25th percentile
$48,450
50th percentile
$60,660
75th percentile
$81,555
90th percentile
$106,445

Art professionals in Oakland make a median yearly salary of $60,660. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 176%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,635 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $106,445 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Oakland

Film
$56,145
Graphic Design
$56,590
Web Design
$56,590
Visual Communications
$59,333
Design
$61,268
Animation
$64,577
Drafting
$65,413
Art
$68,570

On average art professionals in Oakland earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Oakland.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Oakland

3

Many of Oakland's art professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Oakland

associate
3
bachelor
16
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total28

There are a total of 28 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Oakland's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Oakland

associate
4
bachelor
191
master
76
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total273

Approximately 273 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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