Costa Mesa has a general population of 108,724 and an overall student population of 27,906. Approximately 25,316 of Costa Mesa's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
The largest graphic design school in Costa Mesa, by student population, is Orange Coast College. In 2010, Orange Coast College graduated approximately 8 students from its graphic design program.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in graphic design in Costa Mesa in 2010. If you decide to attend a graphic design school in Costa Mesa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $686.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a graphic design program in Costa Mesa.
If you decide to work as a graphic designer in Costa Mesa, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,500 graphic designers working in California and 3,280 working in the greater Costa Mesa area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of graphic designers is expected to increase by 7% in Costa Mesa. This anticipated 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 Costa Mesa is $52,180 per year, which is higher than the average for graphic designers state-wide.
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