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Graphic Design Schools
In Mission Viejo, California

The city of Mission Viejo has only one school where graphic design faculty can find employment. The trends in Mission Viejo's graphic design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Mission Viejo Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Mission Viejo 3,280
California 26,390

Exactly 3,280 of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, work in Mission Viejo. Between 2006 and 2010, in Mission Viejo, there has been a 11% decline in the number of graphic design professionals. As the employment for graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo has decreased, overall employment in Mission Viejo has also decreased.

Mission Viejo Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
3,700 3,870 4,280 3,580 3,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Mission Viejo

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Mission Viejo

$46,370 $48,640 $53,270 $54,780 $54,640
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Mission Viejo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mission Viejo

As the number of graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo has shrunk, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,640 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo. The average salary for graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo was $46,370 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Mission Viejo

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25th percentile
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Graphic design professionals make a median salary of $52,180 per year in Mission Viejo. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 187% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Mission Viejo

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

Graphic design professional salaries in Mission Viejo are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Mission Viejo


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Mission Viejo


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Mission Viejo's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Mission Viejo


Approximately 22 students completed graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Mission Viejo, California

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