Design Schools
In San Mateo, California

There is only one design school in San Mateo for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in San Mateo, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Mateo Vs. California Design Employment

San Mateo 6,400
California 51,090

Exactly 6,400 of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, work in San Mateo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in San Mateo has grown by 20%. As the employment for design professionals in San Mateo has increased, overall employment in San Mateo has also increased.

San Mateo 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: San Mateo

Design VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$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 San Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

As the number of design professionals in San Mateo has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $68,028 per year was earned by design professionals in San Mateo. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in San Mateo made an average salary of $66,019 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in San Mateo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in San Mateo

10th percentile
$37,974
25th percentile
$47,352
50th percentile
$63,005
75th percentile
$84,016
90th percentile
$98,311

Design professionals in San Mateo make a median yearly salary of $63,005. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,974 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 159% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in San Mateo

Drafting
$63,295
Visual Communications
$65,883
Interior Design
$67,240
Fashion Design
$67,400
Industrial Design
$67,600
Design
$68,028
Computer Animation
$73,400
Web Design
$76,740
Graphic Design
$76,740
Game Design
$96,815

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in San Mateo

1

Many of San Mateo's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In San Mateo

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in design offered by San Mateo's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In San Mateo

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total10

In 2010 approximately 10 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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