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Graphic Design Schools
In Santa Clara, California

In Santa Clara, there is only one graphic design school where graphic design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the city of Santa Clara, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Clara Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Santa Clara 1,630
California 26,390

Exactly 1,630 of California's 26,390 graphic design professionals work in Santa Clara. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Clara, there has been a 3% growth in the number of graphic design professionals. Overall employment in Santa Clara has decreased.

Santa Clara Vs. California Graphic Design employment growth

27,080 28,390 30,340 27,990 26,390
1,590 1,400 1,410 1,650 1,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Clara

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Clara

$60,150 $59,340 $61,240 $68,810 $73,600
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Santa Clara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Clara

Salaries for graphic design professionals in Santa Clara have increased. In 2010 graphic design professionals in Santa Clara reportedly earned an average salary of $73,600 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for graphic design professionals in Santa Clara was $60,150 per year. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Santa Clara is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Santa Clara

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

Graphic design professionals make a median salary of $70,410 per year in Santa Clara. The 10% of graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,220 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 213% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Santa Clara

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Santa Clara


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Santa Clara


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Santa Clara's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Santa Clara


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Clara, California

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