Graphic Design Schools
In Costa Mesa, California

Graphic Design faculty can choose to work at only one graphic design school in Costa Mesa. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the city of Costa Mesa, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Costa Mesa Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Costa Mesa 3,280
California 26,390

Exactly 3,280 of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, work in Costa Mesa. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk by 11%. Overall employment in Costa Mesa has also decreased.

Costa Mesa Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
3,700 3,870 4,280 3,580 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Costa Mesa

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Costa Mesa

$46,370 $48,640 $53,270 $54,780 $54,640
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Costa Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Costa Mesa

As the number of graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa has shrunk, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,640 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa. Graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa made a yearly average salary of $46,370, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Costa Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa

10th percentile
$28,920
25th percentile
$40,860
50th percentile
$52,180
75th percentile
$66,520
90th percentile
$83,100

Graphic design professionals in Costa Mesa earn a median salary of $52,180 per year. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Costa Mesa

Visual Communications
$52,318
Web Design
$54,640
Graphic Design
$54,640
Design
$57,393
Art
$70,360
Computer Animation
$71,510

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Costa Mesa

1

Many of Costa Mesa's graphic design professionals are graduates of the only accredited graphic design school in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Costa Mesa

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Costa Mesa's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Costa Mesa

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total8

Approximately 8 students graduated from graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Costa Mesa, California

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