Design Schools
In Ventura, California

In Ventura, there are 2 design schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Ventura, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Ventura Vs. California Design Employment

Ventura 490
California 51,090

Exactly 490 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Ventura. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Ventura has shrunk by 30%. As the employment for design professionals in Ventura has decreased, overall employment in Ventura has also decreased.

Ventura Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
700 520 580 600 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Ventura

Design VS. All professions salaries in Ventura

$66,166 $58,166 $58,915 $54,102 $52,857
$42,980 $45,010 $46,650 $47,690 $47,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Ventura
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ventura

As the number of design professionals in Ventura has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. Ventura design professionals made $52,857 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for design professionals in Ventura was $66,166 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Ventura.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Ventura

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Ventura earn a median salary of $47,597 per year. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,948 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,712 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Ventura

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Ventura


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Ventura's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Ventura


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Ventura's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Ventura


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Ventura, California

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