Yakima has a total population of 71,845 and a student population of 5,297. Of these students, 4,724 are enrolled in schools that offer web design programs.
The largest web design school in Yakima, by student population, is Yakima Valley Community College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Yakima Valley Community College with credentials in web design.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a web design degree from one of Yakima's web design schools. Tuition in 2009 at Yakima's web design schools was $9,619 per year for instate students and $10,009 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for web design related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,915 per year, on average, for room and board at Yakima-based web design schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,105.
Many web design graduates choose to work as web designers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Yakima, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 6,620 web designers in Washington State, 40 were working in the greater Yakima area. Yakima's web designer workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for web designers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a web designer in Yakima is $37,940 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for web designers.