Long Beach has a general population of 461,522 and an overall student population of 66,287. Approximately 27,894 of Long Beach's students are enrolled in schools that offer graphic design programs.
Long Beach's largest graphic design school is Long Beach City College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Graphic Design program at Long Beach City College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $800 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for graphic design related books and supplies every year.
Many graphic design graduates choose to work as graphic designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Long Beach, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 40,500 graphic designers in California, 9,290 were working in the greater Long Beach area. Long Beach's graphic designer workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for graphic designers.
As a graphic designer in Long Beach, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for graphic designers in the state.
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