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Art Schools
In Palm Desert, California

In Palm Desert, there is only one art school where art faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in art in the city of Palm Desert, which encompasses art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Art Employment

Palm Desert 180
California 18,930

Of the 13,030 art professionals employed in California, 60 work in Palm Desert. As the number of art professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Art employment growth

10,690 12,180 12,160 12,530 13,030
No data 40 No data No data 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Art VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$53,900 $60,175 $60,390 $57,640 $53,070
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

Salaries for art professionals in Palm Desert have decreased. In 2010 Palm Desert art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,070. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in Palm Desert was $53,900 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Palm Desert

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Art professionals make a median salary of $46,520 per year in Palm Desert. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 233%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,860 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,520 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications

Palm Desert art professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's art professionals are graduates of the only accredited art school in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Palm Desert


Palm Desert's art school offers one art degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 3 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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