Design Schools
In Santa Rosa, California

The city of Santa Rosa 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 Rosa, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Santa Rosa Vs. California Design Employment

Santa Rosa 410
California 51,090

Exactly 410 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Santa Rosa. There has been a 29% decline in the number of design professionals in Santa Rosa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of design professionals in Santa Rosa has decreased, overall employment in Santa Rosa has also decreased.

Santa Rosa Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
580 700 390 390 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Rosa

Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Rosa

$47,703 $56,900 $48,148 $52,805 $53,055
$44,490 $45,370 $46,830 $47,110 $48,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Santa Rosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Rosa

Salaries for design professionals in Santa Rosa have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,055 per year was earned by design professionals in Santa Rosa. The average salary for design professionals in Santa Rosa was $47,703 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Santa Rosa is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Santa Rosa

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Design professionals in Santa Rosa make a median yearly salary of $49,012. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,220 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Santa Rosa

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Industrial Design
Game Design

On average design professionals in Santa Rosa earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Rosa.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Santa Rosa


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

Design Programs Offered In Santa Rosa


Santa Rosa's design schools offer 5 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Santa Rosa


Approximately 25 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Rosa, California

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