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Design Schools
In Cupertino, California

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Cupertino. The trends in Cupertino'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

Cupertino Vs. California Design Employment

Cupertino 2,520
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 2,520 work in Cupertino. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Cupertino has shrunk by 8%. Overall employment in Cupertino has also decreased.

Cupertino Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
2,740 2,700 3,200 3,110 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Cupertino

Design VS. All professions salaries in Cupertino

$71,786 $71,757 $69,118 $64,132 $64,854
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Cupertino
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cupertino

As the number of design professionals in Cupertino has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have also decreased. In 2010 Cupertino design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $64,854. The average salary for design professionals in Cupertino was $71,786 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of design professionals in Cupertino is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Cupertino

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Design professionals in Cupertino make a median yearly salary of $61,158. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,921 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $91,213 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Cupertino

Fashion Design
Visual Communications
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Web Design
Industrial Design
Computer Animation
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Cupertino


Many of Cupertino's design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Cupertino


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Cupertino


In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Cupertino, California

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