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Design Schools
In Whittier, California

There is only one design school in Whittier for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Whittier, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Whittier Vs. California Design Employment

Whittier 19,570
California 51,090

Exactly 19,570 of the 51,090 design professionals employed in California, work in Whittier. The number of design professionals in Whittier has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for design professionals in Whittier has decreased, overall employment in Whittier has increased.

Whittier Vs. California Design employment growth

55,280 58,870 60,360 54,180 51,090
20,850 23,350 22,700 20,960 19,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Whittier

Design VS. All professions salaries in Whittier

$60,495 $62,294 $62,974 $64,099 $64,239
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Whittier
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Whittier

Salaries for design professionals in Whittier have increased. In 2010 Whittier design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $64,239. Four years earlier in 2006, design professionals in Whittier made an average salary of $60,495 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Whittier is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Whittier

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25th percentile
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Whittier design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,318. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,362 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $93,366 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Whittier

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

On average design professionals in Whittier earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Whittier.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Whittier


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Whittier's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Whittier


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

Student Completed Design Degrees In Whittier


Approximately 3 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Whittier, California

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