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Graphic Design Schools
In Palm Desert, California

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


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Palm Desert 1,070
California 26,390

Exactly 1,070 of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, work in Palm Desert. The number of graphic design professionals in Palm Desert has grown by 22% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
880 930 1,180 1,060 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$41,070 $43,540 $44,000 $43,980 $44,420
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

As the number of graphic design professionals in Palm Desert has grown, salaries for graphic design professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,420 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Palm Desert. The average salary for graphic design professionals in Palm Desert was $41,070 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Palm Desert

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

Graphic design professionals in Palm Desert make a median yearly salary of $41,290. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,350 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's graphic design professionals are graduates of the only accredited graphic design school in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Palm Desert


Palm Desert's graphic design schools offer 2 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 7 students completed graphic design courses in 2010.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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