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Design Schools
In Orange, California

In Orange, there are 3 design schools where design faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Orange, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Orange Vs. California Design Employment

Orange 6,300
California 51,090

Of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, 6,300 work in Orange. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Orange has grown by 9%. As the number of design professionals in Orange has increased, overall employment in Orange has decreased.

Orange 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: Orange

Design VS. All professions salaries in Orange

$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 Orange
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Orange

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

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Orange

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

Orange design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,490. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 223%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,382 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,161 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Orange

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Orange


Many of Orange's design professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Orange


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Orange


In 2010 approximately 23 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Orange, California

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