Ridgecrest has a total population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342. Of these students, 6,342 are enrolled in schools that offer design programs.
Ridgecrest's largest design school is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, Cerro Coso Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in design.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in design in Ridgecrest in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $624 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for design related books and supplies each year.
Many design graduates choose to work as designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ridgecrest, 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 Ridgecrest area. The government projects that the number of designers in Ridgecrest will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a designer in Ridgecrest is $44,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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