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Graphic Design Schools
In Torrance, California

In Torrance, there are 2 graphic design schools 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 Torrance, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Graphic Design Employment

Torrance 9,290
California 26,390

Of the 26,390 graphic design professionals employed in California, 9,290 work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, in Torrance, there has been a 1% decline in the number of graphic design professionals. Overall employment in Torrance has increased.

Torrance 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: Torrance

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$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 Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

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

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Torrance

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

Graphic design professionals in Torrance make a median yearly salary of $51,180. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 206%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,270 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Torrance

Graphic Design
Web Design
Visual Communications
Computer Animation

Torrance 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 Torrance


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

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Torrance


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

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Torrance


In 2010 approximately 19 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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