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Design Schools
In Fairfield, California

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

Fairfield Vs. California Design Employment

Fairfield 140
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 140 work in Fairfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Fairfield has shrunk by 18%. As the employment for design professionals in Fairfield has decreased, overall employment in Fairfield has also decreased.

Fairfield Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
170 150 180 140 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfield

Design VS. All professions salaries in Fairfield

$38,755 $41,135 $43,100 $40,985 $40,700
$40,840 $42,630 $45,100 $46,380 $46,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Fairfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfield

As the number of design professionals in Fairfield has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairfield design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $40,700. The average salary for design professionals in Fairfield was $38,755 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Fairfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Fairfield

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Design professionals make a median salary of $35,980 per year in Fairfield. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 185%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,810 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,110 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Fairfield

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Fairfield


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

Design Programs Offered In Fairfield


Fairfield's design schools offer 3 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Fairfield


Approximately 4 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Fairfield, California

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