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Design Schools
In Saratoga, California

The city of Saratoga has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Saratoga, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Saratoga Vs. California Design Employment

Saratoga 2,520
California 51,090

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

Saratoga 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: Saratoga

Design VS. All professions salaries in Saratoga

$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 Saratoga
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Saratoga

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

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Saratoga

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

Design professionals in Saratoga 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 Saratoga

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Saratoga


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

Design Programs Offered In Saratoga


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Saratoga's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Saratoga


Approximately 64 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Saratoga, California

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