Graphic Design Schools
In Sacramento, California

The city of Sacramento has 6 schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Sacramento 980
California 26,390

Exactly 980 of California's 26,390 graphic design professionals work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sacramento, there has been a 20% decline in the number of graphic design professionals. Overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
1,230 1,200 1,250 1,040 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$43,220 $43,210 $46,580 $48,250 $49,600
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

In Sacramento, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,600 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Sacramento. Four years earlier in 2006, graphic design professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $43,220 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Sacramento

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

Graphic design professionals in Sacramento make a median yearly salary of $45,790. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Computer Animation

On average graphic design professional salaries in Sacramento are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Sacramento


Many of Sacramento's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited graphic design schools in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's graphic design schools offer 8 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 68 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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