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Design Schools
In Mission Viejo, California

There is only one design school in Mission Viejo for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Mission Viejo, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Mission Viejo Vs. California Design Employment

Mission Viejo 6,300
California 51,090

Exactly 6,300 of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, work in Mission Viejo. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Mission Viejo has grown by 9%. Overall employment in Mission Viejo has decreased.

Mission Viejo Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
5,780 7,330 8,050 6,840 6,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Mission Viejo

Design VS. All professions salaries in Mission Viejo

$54,755 $57,114 $57,616 $60,248 $57,393
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Mission Viejo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mission Viejo

Salaries for design professionals in Mission Viejo have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Mission Viejo reportedly earned an average salary of $57,393 per year. Design professionals in Mission Viejo made a yearly average salary of $54,755, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Mission Viejo is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mission Viejo

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Design professionals make a median salary of $51,490 per year in Mission Viejo. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,382 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 223% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Mission Viejo

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Mission Viejo


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

Design Programs Offered In Mission Viejo


Mission Viejo's design schools offer 10 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Mission Viejo


Approximately 61 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mission Viejo, California

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