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Design Schools
In Bakersfield, California

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Bakersfield. The trends in Bakersfield's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Bakersfield Vs. California Design Employment

Bakersfield 220
California 51,090

Exactly 220 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Bakersfield. The number of design professionals in Bakersfield has shrunk by 27% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Bakersfield has increased.

Bakersfield Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
300 210 210 190 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Bakersfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Bakersfield

$37,137 $39,827 $36,235 $41,833 $41,350
$36,700 $38,150 $40,210 $42,430 $44,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Bakersfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bakersfield

As the number of design professionals in Bakersfield has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $41,350 per year was earned by design professionals in Bakersfield. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Bakersfield made an average salary of $37,137 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Bakersfield.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Bakersfield

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90th percentile

Bakersfield design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $35,337. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 216% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Bakersfield

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Game Design

Bakersfield design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Bakersfield


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Bakersfield's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Bakersfield


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Bakersfield's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Bakersfield


In 2010 approximately 19 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Bakersfield, California

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