Design Schools
In Redwood City, California

In Redwood City, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Redwood City, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Redwood City Vs. California Design Employment

Redwood City 6,400
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 6,400 work in Redwood City. The number of design professionals in Redwood City has grown by 20% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Redwood City has also increased.

Redwood City Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
5,330 6,320 7,260 6,340 6,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Redwood City

Design VS. All professions salaries in Redwood City

$66,019 $73,261 $71,194 $70,558 $68,028
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Redwood City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Redwood City

Salaries for design professionals in Redwood City have increased. In 2010 Redwood City design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $68,028. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Redwood City made an average salary of $66,019 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Redwood City.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Redwood City

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Redwood City design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,005. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 159%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,974 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,311 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Redwood City

Visual Communications
Interior Design
Fashion Design
Industrial Design
Computer Animation
Web Design
Graphic Design
Game Design

Redwood City design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Redwood City


Many of Redwood City's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Redwood City


Redwood City's design schools offer 6 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Redwood City


Approximately 45 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Redwood City, California

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