Design Schools
In Santa Maria, California

The city of Santa Maria has only one 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 Santa Maria, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Maria Vs. California Design Employment

Santa Maria 580
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 580 work in Santa Maria.

Santa Maria Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
No data No data No data 390 580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Maria

Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Maria

No data No data No data $58,955 $60,398
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Santa Maria
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Maria

In 2010 an average salary of $60,398 per year was earned by design professionals in Santa Maria. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Santa Maria is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Santa Maria

10th percentile
$30,435
25th percentile
$42,135
50th percentile
$51,860
75th percentile
$77,160
90th percentile
$100,192

Santa Maria design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,860. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,435 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 229% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Santa Maria

Visual Communications
$51,795
Graphic Design
$53,090
Web Design
$53,090
Drafting
$55,023
Design
$60,398
Computer Animation
$65,440
Interior Design
$65,630
Game Design
$73,000

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Santa Maria

1

There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Santa Maria's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Santa Maria

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Santa Maria's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Santa Maria

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Approximately 2 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Maria, California

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