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Design Schools
In Modesto, California

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Modesto. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Modesto, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Modesto Vs. California Design Employment

Modesto 160
California 51,090

Exactly 160 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Modesto. There has been a 33% decline in the number of design professionals in Modesto between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Modesto has also decreased.

Modesto Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
240 190 200 170 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Modesto

Design VS. All professions salaries in Modesto

$29,840 $32,895 $31,985 $31,985 $33,120
$36,650 $38,560 $40,050 $41,120 $41,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Modesto
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Modesto

In Modesto, salaries for design professionals have increased. In 2010 design professionals in Modesto reportedly earned an average salary of $33,120 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Modesto was $29,840 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Modesto is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Modesto

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Design professionals in Modesto make a median yearly salary of $31,565. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $23,095 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $44,635 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Modesto

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

Design professional salaries in Modesto are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Modesto


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

Design Programs Offered In Modesto


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Modesto's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Modesto


In 2010 approximately 36 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Modesto, California

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