Art Schools
In San Jose, California

The city of San Jose has 3 schools where art faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in San Jose, 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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Art Employment

San Jose 950
California 18,930

Exactly 650 of California's 13,030 art professionals work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of art professionals in San Jose has grown by 171%. Overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Art employment growth

10,690 12,180 12,160 12,530 13,030
240 250 590 760 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Art VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$85,580 $87,390 $86,510 $82,085 $81,565
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

As the number of art professionals in San Jose has grown, salaries for art professionals have decreased. San Jose art professionals made $81,565 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in San Jose was $85,580 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in San Jose

10th percentile
$52,735
25th percentile
$62,205
50th percentile
$76,540
75th percentile
$95,885
90th percentile
$119,390

Art professionals make a median salary of $76,540 per year in San Jose. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,735 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $119,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in San Jose

Film
$46,610
Visual Communications
$59,768
Drafting
$63,253
Design
$64,854
Web Design
$73,600
Graphic Design
$73,600
Animation
$78,910
Art
$81,565

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

Educational Trends

Art schools in San Jose

3

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

Art Programs Offered In San Jose

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total9

San Jose's art schools offer 9 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In San Jose

associate
10
bachelor
342
master
24
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total376

Approximately 376 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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