Hayward has a total population of 140,030 and a student population of 32,761. Of these students, 15,375 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Chabot College is the largest design school in Hayward, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Design program at Chabot College.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a design degree in Hayward. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Hayward was $560 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for design related books and supplies every year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hayward, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 designers in California, 1,760 were working in the greater Hayward area. By the year 2018, the number of designers is expected to increase by 7% in Hayward. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Hayward is $53,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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