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Graphic Design Schools
In Pasadena, California

Graphic Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 graphic design schools in Pasadena. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of graphic design and graphic design education in Pasadena, which includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pasadena Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Pasadena 9,290
California 26,390

Exactly 9,290 of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, work in Pasadena. The number of graphic design professionals in Pasadena has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of graphic design professionals in Pasadena has decreased, overall employment in Pasadena has increased.

Pasadena Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
9,400 10,350 10,710 10,150 9,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Pasadena

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Pasadena

$49,650 $55,140 $56,510 $58,050 $55,980
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Pasadena
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pasadena

In Pasadena, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,980 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Pasadena. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Pasadena was $49,650 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Pasadena.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Pasadena

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Graphic design professionals in Pasadena make a median yearly salary of $51,180. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,270 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Pasadena

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Pasadena


Many of Pasadena's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited graphic design schools in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Pasadena


Pasadena's graphic design schools offer 3 graphic design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Pasadena


In 2010 approximately 76 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Pasadena, California

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