Art Schools
In Santa Monica, California

There are 2 art schools in Santa Monica for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Santa Monica, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Art Employment

Santa Monica 9,700
California 18,930

Of the 13,030 art professionals employed in California, 6,890 work in Santa Monica. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of art professionals in Santa Monica has grown by 5%. Overall employment in Santa Monica has also increased.

Santa Monica 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: Santa Monica

Art VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$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 Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

Salaries for art professionals in Santa Monica have increased. In 2010 art professionals in Santa Monica reportedly earned an average salary of $69,250 per year. The average salary for art professionals in Santa Monica was $66,180 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Monica.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Santa Monica

10th percentile
$33,240
25th percentile
$47,463
50th percentile
$62,903
75th percentile
$82,317
90th percentile
$105,617

Art professionals in Santa Monica earn a median salary of $62,903 per year. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 218% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Drafting
$54,713
Web Design
$55,980
Graphic Design
$55,980
Film
$59,523
Design
$64,239
Animation
$67,233
Visual Communications
$67,500
Art
$69,250

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

Educational Trends

Art schools in Santa Monica

2

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

Art Programs Offered In Santa Monica

associate
4
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

Santa Monica's art schools offer 8 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Santa Monica

associate
69
bachelor
77
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
73
Total219

Approximately 219 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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