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Design Schools
In El Cajon, California

In El Cajon, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in El Cajon, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

El Cajon Vs. California Design Employment

El Cajon 3,950
California 51,090

Exactly 3,950 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in El Cajon. Between 2006 and 2010, in El Cajon, there has been a 17% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in El Cajon has decreased, overall employment in El Cajon has increased.

El Cajon Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
4,750 5,030 4,720 4,290 3,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: El Cajon

Design VS. All professions salaries in El Cajon

$52,647 $56,331 $54,981 $56,979 $55,229
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in El Cajon
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in El Cajon

Salaries for design professionals in El Cajon have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,229 per year was earned by design professionals in El Cajon. Design professionals in El Cajon made a yearly average salary of $52,647, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in El Cajon is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in El Cajon

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

El Cajon design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,855. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,349 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 204% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in El Cajon

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in El Cajon


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

Design Programs Offered In El Cajon


El Cajon's design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In El Cajon


In 2010 approximately 27 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in El Cajon, California

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