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Design Schools
In Long Beach, California

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Long Beach. The trends in Long Beach'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

Long Beach Vs. California Design Employment

Long Beach 19,570
California 51,090

Exactly 19,570 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Long Beach. There has been a 6% decline in the number of design professionals in Long Beach between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Long Beach has increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
20,850 23,350 22,700 20,960 19,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Design VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$60,495 $62,294 $62,974 $64,099 $64,239
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

Salaries for design professionals in Long Beach have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,239 per year was earned by design professionals in Long Beach. The average salary for design professionals in Long Beach was $60,495 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Long Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Long Beach

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Long Beach design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,318. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,362 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,366 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Long Beach

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Long Beach


Many of Long Beach's design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Long Beach


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Long Beach's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Long Beach


Approximately 91 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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