Stockton has a general population of 243,771 and an overall student population of 30,318. Approximately 20,223 of Stockton's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Of the 1 graphic design schools in Stockton, the largest graphic design school, by student population, is San Joaquin Delta College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at San Joaquin Delta College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a graphic design certificate from one of Stockton's graphic design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $624 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.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stockton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 graphic designers in California. Of these graphic designers, 160 were working in the greater Stockton area. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to increase by 7% in Stockton. 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 Stockton is $34,010 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for graphic designers.