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Design Schools
In Stanford, California

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Stanford. The trends in Stanford's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the design masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Stanford Vs. California Design Employment

Stanford 2,520
California 51,090

Exactly 2,520 of California's 51,090 design professionals work in Stanford. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Stanford has shrunk by 8%. As the number of design professionals in Stanford has decreased, overall employment in Stanford has also decreased.

Stanford 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: Stanford

Design VS. All professions salaries in Stanford

$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 Stanford
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Stanford

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

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Stanford

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Stanford design professionals earn 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 161% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Stanford

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Stanford


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

Design Programs Offered In Stanford


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Stanford's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Stanford


Approximately 3 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Stanford, California

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