Bakersfield has a total population of 247,057 and a student population of 28,462. Of these students, 18,402 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Of the 1 design schools in Bakersfield, the largest design school, by student population, is Bakersfield College. In 2010, Bakersfield College graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in design.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a design degree from one of Bakersfield's design schools. If you decide to attend a design school in Bakersfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $662.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a design program in Bakersfield.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bakersfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 designers in California. Of these designers, 170 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. The number of designers in Bakersfield is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
As a designer in Bakersfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,940 per year. This is lower than the average salary for designers in the state.
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