Palm Desert has a general population of 41,155 and an overall student population of 10,286. Approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Palm Desert's largest art school is College of the Desert. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Art program at College of the Desert.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an art degree in Palm Desert. In 2009 tuition at art schools in Palm Desert was $762 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for art related books and supplies every year.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Palm Desert, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 101 artists in California were working in the greater Palm Desert area. Palm Desert's artist workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
As an artist in Palm Desert, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,220 per year. This is higher than the average salary for artists in the state.