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Interior Design Schools
In Santa Barbara, California

There is only one interior design school in Santa Barbara for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the interior design academic community in Santa Barbara, and the future trends. Academia in interior design includes interior design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Santa Barbara Vs. California Interior Design Employment

Santa Barbara 40
California 5,360

Exactly 40 of the 5,360 interior design professionals employed in California, work in Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Vs. California Interior Design employment growth

5,010 5,560 6,500 5,700 5,360
No data No data No data 40 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Barbara

Interior Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Barbara

No data No data No data $63,400 $65,630
No data No data No data $45,310 $47,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Interior Design in Santa Barbara
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Barbara

In 2010 interior design professionals in Santa Barbara reportedly earned an average salary of $65,630 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Barbara.

Salary percentiles for Interior design professionals in Santa Barbara

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

Interior design professionals make a median salary of $65,050 per year in Santa Barbara. The 10% of interior design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,890 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,970 per year.

Average Salaries for Interior design professionals and related professions in Santa Barbara

Graphic Design
Interior Design

On average interior design professionals in Santa Barbara earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Santa Barbara.

Educational Trends

Interior Design schools in Santa Barbara


Many of Santa Barbara's interior design professionals are graduates of the only accredited interior design school in the city.

Interior Design Programs Offered In Santa Barbara


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

Student Completed Interior Design Degrees In Santa Barbara


Approximately 7 students graduated from interior design courses in 2010.

Interior Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Barbara, California

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