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Design Schools
In Gilroy, California

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Gilroy. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Gilroy, which encompasses design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Gilroy Vs. California Design Employment

Gilroy 2,520
California 51,090

Exactly 2,520 of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, work in Gilroy. The number of design professionals in Gilroy has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Gilroy has also decreased.

Gilroy 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: Gilroy

Design VS. All professions salaries in Gilroy

$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 Gilroy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Gilroy

Salaries for design professionals in Gilroy have decreased. In 2010 design professionals in Gilroy reportedly earned an average salary of $64,854 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Gilroy was $71,786 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Gilroy.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Gilroy

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

Design professionals in Gilroy make a median yearly salary of $61,158. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,921 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $91,213 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Gilroy

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Gilroy


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

Design Programs Offered In Gilroy


Gilroy's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Gilroy


Approximately 1 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Gilroy, California

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