Graphic Design Schools
In Santa Monica, California

In Santa Monica, there are 2 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The trends in Santa Monica's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Santa Monica 9,290
California 26,390

Of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, 9,290 work in Santa Monica. The number of graphic design professionals in Santa Monica has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of graphic design professionals in Santa Monica has decreased, overall employment in Santa Monica has increased.

Santa Monica Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
9,400 10,350 10,710 10,150 9,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Monica

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$49,650 $55,140 $56,510 $58,050 $55,980
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

As the number of graphic design professionals in Santa Monica has shrunk, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,980 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Santa Monica. Four years earlier in 2006, graphic design professionals in Santa Monica made an average salary of $49,650 per year. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Santa Monica is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Santa Monica

10th percentile
$29,270
25th percentile
$37,900
50th percentile
$51,180
75th percentile
$70,480
90th percentile
$89,650

Santa Monica graphic design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,180. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 206% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Web Design
$55,980
Graphic Design
$55,980
Design
$64,239
Visual Communications
$67,500
Computer Animation
$76,920
Art
$81,160

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Santa Monica

2

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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Santa Monica

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

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

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Santa Monica

associate
37
bachelor
125
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
32
Total194

In 2010 approximately 194 students graduated from graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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