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Art Schools
In Santa Clara, California

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 2 art schools in Santa Clara. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Santa Clara, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Art Employment

Santa Clara 950
California 18,930

Exactly 650 of California's 13,030 art professionals work in Santa Clara. The number of art professionals in Santa Clara has grown by 171% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for art professionals in Santa Clara has increased, overall employment in Santa Clara has decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Art employment growth

10,690 12,180 12,160 12,530 13,030
240 250 590 760 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Art VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$85,580 $87,390 $86,510 $82,085 $81,565
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

Salaries for art professionals in Santa Clara have decreased. In 2010 art professionals in Santa Clara reportedly earned an average salary of $81,565 per year. Art professionals in Santa Clara made a yearly average salary of $85,580, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of art professionals in Santa Clara is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Santa Clara

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Santa Clara art professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,540. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 126%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,735 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $119,390 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design

On average art professional salaries in Santa Clara are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Santa Clara


Many of Santa Clara's art professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Santa Clara


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Santa Clara's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Santa Clara


Approximately 44 students graduated from art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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