With an overall population of 92,482 and a student population of 11,310, approximately 11,310 of San Mateo students attend one of San Mateo's schools that offer graphic design programs.
San Mateo's largest graphic design school is College of San Mateo. In 2010, College of San Mateo graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in graphic design.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in graphic design from graphic design schools in San Mateo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for graphic design related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in San Mateo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 graphic designers in California. Of these graphic designers, 3,100 were working in the greater San Mateo area. The number of graphic designers in San Mateo is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a graphic designer in San Mateo is $69,860 per year, which is higher than the average for graphic designers state-wide.