San Francisco has a general population of 776,733 and an overall student population of 101,874. Approximately 9,008 of San Francisco's students are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
University of San Francisco is the largest web design school in San Francisco, based on student population. In 2010, University of San Francisco graduated approximately 3 students from its web design program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a web design degree in San Francisco. If you decide to attend a web design school in San Francisco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,770.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for web design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,540 per year, on average, for room and board at San Francisco-based web design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in web design, if you decide to work as a web designer in San Francisco, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,500 web designers in California. Of these web designers, 3,100 were working in the greater San Francisco area. The government projects that the number of web designers in San Francisco will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
As a web designer in San Francisco, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,860 per year. This is higher than the average salary for web designers in the state.