With an overall population of 92,482 and a student population of 11,310, approximately 11,310 of San Mateo students attend one of San Mateo's schools that offer design programs.
The largest design school in San Mateo, by student population, is College of San Mateo. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Design program at College of San Mateo.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a design certificate from one of San Mateo's design schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $780 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for design related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a designer in San Mateo, your job prospects are not very good. There were 40,500 designers working in California and 3,100 working in the greater San Mateo area in 2010. San Mateo's designer workforce is projected 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 San Mateo is $69,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for designers.
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