With an overall population of 151,060 and a student population of 11,980, approximately 10,451 of Salinas students attend one of Salinas's schools that offer design programs.
Hartnell College is the largest design school in Salinas, based on student population. In 2010, Hartnell College graduated approximately 1 students from its design program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in design from design schools in Salinas in 2010. In 2009 tuition at design schools in Salinas was $788 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for design related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Salinas after graduating from design school, you should know that job prospects for designers in Salinas, which is the most popular design profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 designers in California. Of these designers, 150 were working in the greater Salinas area. The number of designers in Salinas is expected to 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 Salinas is $32,090 per year, which is lower than the average for designers state-wide.
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