Design Schools in California

Located in the Western coast region of the country, California offers those considering college a multitude of choices. Design schools in California can help students gain the degree and competence needed to successfully launch a career as a designer. There are 121 design colleges in California from which students can pick the one that best suits their needs. 2,437 students were reported to have graduated from design programs in California in the 2008-2009 school year.

CitySchoolPrograms Offered
Design Schools in Anaheim Bethesda Christian University
730 N. Euclid St
Anaheim, CA, 92801
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
ITT Technical Institute-Anaheim
525 N Muller Street
Anaheim, CA, 92801
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Westwood College-Anaheim
1551 S. Douglass Rd
Anaheim, CA, 92806
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Angwin Pacific Union College
One Angwin Ave
Angwin, CA, 94508
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Bakersfield Bakersfield College
1801 Panorama Dr
Bakersfield, CA, 93305
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Belmont Notre Dame de Namur University
1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA, 94002
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Chico California State University-Chico
First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA, 95929
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Chula Vista Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA, 91910
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Clovis ITT Technical Institute-Clovis
362 North Clovis Ave
Clovis, CA, 93612
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Concord ITT Technical Institute
1140 Galaxy Way Ste 400
Concord, CA, 94520
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Culver City West Los Angeles College
9000 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA, 90230
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Cupertino De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA, 95014
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Cypress Cypress College
9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA, 90630
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Davis University of California-Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA, 95616
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in El Cajon Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Pky
El Cajon, CA, 92019
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Eureka College of the Redwoods
7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA, 95501
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Fairfield Solano Community College
4000 Suisun Valley Rd
Fairfield, CA, 94534
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Folsom Folsom Lake College
10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA, 95630
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Fremont Ohlone College
43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA, 94539
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Fresno Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA, 93741
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Fullerton Fullerton College
321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA, 92832
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Glendora Citrus College
1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA, 91741
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Hayward Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA, 94545
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Huntington Beach Golden West College
15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Irvine Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA, 92618
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Kentfield College of Marin
835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA, 94904
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Lathrop ITT Technical Institute-Lathrop
16916 S. Harlan Rd
Lathrop, CA, 95330
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Long Beach California State University-Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA, 90840
  • Bachelors in Design and Applied Arts
Long Beach City College
4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA, 90808
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Los Altos Hills Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA, 94022
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Los Angeles American InterContinental University
12655 West Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90066
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Career College Consultants
5015 Eagle Rock Blvd Ste 302
Los Angeles, CA, 90041
  • Certification in Graphic Design
ITT Technical Institute-Sylmar
12669 Encinitas Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 91342
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
LA College International
3200 Wilshire Blvd. #400
Los Angeles, CA, 90010
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Los Angeles City College
855 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90029
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Los Angeles Mission College
13356 Eldridge Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 91342
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Los Angeles Pierce College
6201 Winnetka Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 91371
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 91401
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90045
  • Bachelors in Design and Applied Arts
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
The Art Institute of California-Hollywood
5250 Lankershim Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 91601
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
919 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90015
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
University of California-Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA, 90095
  • Bachelors in Design and Applied Arts
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Masters in Design and Applied Arts
Westwood College-Los Angeles
3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400
Los Angeles, CA, 90010
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Mission Viejo Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Pky
Mission Viejo, CA, 92692
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Modesto Modesto Junior College
435 College Ave
Modesto, CA, 95350
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Monrovia Mt Sierra College
101 E Huntington Dr
Monrovia, CA, 91016
  • Bachelors in Design and Applied Arts
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Monterey Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA, 93940
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Monterey Park East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA, 91754
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Moorpark Moorpark College
7075 Campus Rd
Moorpark, CA, 93021
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Norwalk Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA, 90650
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Oakland California College of the Arts
5212 Broadway
Oakland, CA, 94618
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
  • Masters in Design and Visual Communications
Laney College
900 Fallon St
Oakland, CA, 94607
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Oceanside MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA, 92056
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Ontario Platt College-Ontario
3700 Inland Empire Boulevard
Ontario, CA, 91764
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Orange Chapman University
One University Dr.
Orange, CA, 92866
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Santiago Canyon College
8045 E Chapman
Orange, CA, 92869
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Oroville Butte College
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA, 95965
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Oxnard ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard
2051 Solar Dr Suite 150
Oxnard, CA, 93036
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Pasadena Art Center College of Design
1700 Lida St
Pasadena, CA, 91103
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
  • Masters in Design and Visual Communications
Pasadena City College
1570 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA, 91106
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Pittsburg Los Medanos College
2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA, 94565
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Pleasant Hill Western Career College-Pleasant Hill
380 Civic Dr Ste 300
Pleasant Hill, CA, 94523
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Pomona California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
3801 W Temple Ave
Pomona, CA, 91768
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Porterville Porterville College
100 E College Ave
Porterville, CA, 93257
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Rancho Cordova ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova
10863 Gold Center Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Reedley Reedley College
995 N Reed Ave
Reedley, CA, 93654
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Riverside La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA, 92515
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA, 92506
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Rocklin Sierra College
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA, 95677
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Sacramento California State University-Sacramento
6000 J St
Sacramento, CA, 95819
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Cosumnes River College
8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA, 95823
  • Associates in Graphic Design
International Academy of Design and Technology
2450 Del Paso Road-St 250
Sacramento, CA, 95834
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
The Art Institute of California-Sacramento
2850 Gateway Oaks Dr-Ste 100
Sacramento, CA, 95833
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Salinas Hartnell College
411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA, 93901
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Bernardino ITT Technical Institute-San Bernardino
670 E Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA, 92408
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
San Bernardino Valley College
701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, CA, 92410
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
The Art Institute of California-Inland Empire
630 East Brier Drive
San Bernardino, CA, 92408
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Diego ITT Technical Institute-San Diego
9680 Granite Ridge Dr
San Diego, CA, 92123
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Platt College-San Diego
6250 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA, 92115
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA, 92106
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
San Diego City College
1313 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA, 92101
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
San Diego Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA, 92111
  • Associates in Graphic Design
San Diego Miramar College
10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA, 92126
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
The Art Institute of California-San Diego
7650 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA, 92108
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Dimas ITT Technical Institute-San Dimas
650 W. Cienega Ave.
San Dimas, CA, 91773
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in San Francisco Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery
San Francisco, CA, 94105
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
  • Masters in Graphic Design
City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94112
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA, 94133
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Masters in Design and Visual Communications
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94132
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
The Art Institute of California-San Francisco
1170 Market St
San Francisco, CA, 94102
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
  • Masters in Design and Applied Arts
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco
55 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA, 94108
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA, 94117
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Jacinto Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
1499 N State St
San Jacinto, CA, 92583
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in San Jose San Jose State University
1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA, 95192
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Western Career College-San Jose
6201 San Ignacio
San Jose, CA, 95119
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Marcos Palomar College
1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA, 92069
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Mateo College of San Mateo
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA, 94402
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in San Rafael Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA, 94901
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Ana Santa Ana College
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, CA, 92706
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Associates in Graphic Design
The Art Institute of California-Orange County
3601 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA, 92704
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Barbara Brooks Institute
1321 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA, 93108
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA, 93109
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Clara Mission College
3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA, 95054
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Clarita California Institute of the Arts
24700 W McBean Pky
Santa Clarita, CA, 91355
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
  • Masters in Design and Visual Communications
College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA, 91355
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Maria Allan Hancock College
800 S College Dr
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Monica Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA, 90405
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
The Art Institute of California-Los Angeles
2900 31st St
Santa Monica, CA, 90405
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Stockton San Joaquin Delta College
5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA, 95207
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Sunnyvale The Art Institute of California
1120 Kifer Rd
Sunnyvale, CA, 94086
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Susanville Lassen Community College
Hwy 139
Susanville, CA, 96130
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Taft Taft College
29 Emmons Park Drive
Taft, CA, 93268
  • Certification in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Torrance El Camino Community College District
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA, 90506
  • Certification in Graphic Design
ITT Technical Institute-Torrance
20050 S. Vermont Ave
Torrance, CA, 90502
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Westwood College-South Bay
19700 S. Vermont Avenue Suite 100
Torrance, CA, 90502
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Ukiah Mendocino College
1000 Hensley Creek Road
Ukiah, CA, 95482
  • Associates in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Upland Westwood College-Inland Empire
20 W 7th St
Upland, CA, 91786
  • Associates in Graphic Design
  • Bachelors in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Visalia College of the Sequoias
915 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA, 93277
  • Certification in Graphic Design
  • Associates in Graphic Design
Design Schools in Walnut Mt San Antonio College
1100 N Grand Ave
Walnut, CA, 91789
  • Certification in Design and Visual Communications
Design Schools in Weed College of the Siskiyous
800 College Ave
Weed, CA, 96094
  • Certification in Graphic Design

Design Salaries in California

City 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile 75th Percentile 90th Percentile Average
Anaheim $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Angwin $35,890.00 $42,620.00 $48,430.00 $58,370.00 $81,830.00 $53,380.00
Bakersfield $27,236.67 $31,916.67 $38,496.67 $48,366.67 $63,793.33 $41,833.33
Belmont $37,426.00 $47,192.00 $64,484.00 $82,596.00 $102,876.00 $66,842.00
Chico $22,010.00 $26,350.00 $31,360.00 $37,770.00 $51,450.00 $34,780.00
Chula Vista $27,852.00 $34,338.00 $46,152.00 $61,164.00 $77,094.00 $49,402.00
Clovis $24,280.00 $29,430.00 $40,636.67 $50,640.00 $58,963.33 $41,243.33
Concord $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Cupertino $35,664.00 $44,684.00 $57,548.00 $73,288.00 $98,326.00 $63,408.00
Cypress $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Davis $28,333.33 $34,170.00 $40,500.00 $49,046.67 $56,663.33 $42,090.00
El Cajon $27,852.00 $34,338.00 $46,152.00 $61,164.00 $77,094.00 $49,402.00
Eureka $22,265.00 $24,500.00 $31,365.00 $36,975.00 $44,870.00 $31,755.00
Fairfield $23,260.00 $27,980.00 $37,680.00 $54,595.00 $64,065.00 $40,985.00
Folsom $28,333.33 $34,170.00 $40,500.00 $49,046.67 $56,663.33 $42,090.00
Fremont $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Fresno $24,280.00 $29,430.00 $40,636.67 $50,640.00 $58,963.33 $41,243.33
Fullerton $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Hayward $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Huntington Beach $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Irvine $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Kentfield $37,426.00 $47,192.00 $64,484.00 $82,596.00 $102,876.00 $66,842.00
Lathrop $23,870.00 $26,050.00 $31,055.00 $39,030.00 $48,010.00 $33,145.00
Los Altos Hills $35,664.00 $44,684.00 $57,548.00 $73,288.00 $98,326.00 $63,408.00
Mission Viejo $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Modesto $21,920.00 $25,685.00 $29,675.00 $37,770.00 $44,730.00 $31,985.00
Monterey $19,820.00 $21,915.00 $27,910.00 $38,125.00 $55,705.00 $32,495.00
Moorpark $30,832.50 $36,057.50 $45,795.00 $58,575.00 $82,572.50 $50,137.50
Oakland $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Oceanside $27,852.00 $34,338.00 $46,152.00 $61,164.00 $77,094.00 $49,402.00
Ontario $26,612.00 $32,032.00 $39,682.00 $54,684.00 $71,766.00 $44,774.00
Orange $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Oroville $22,010.00 $26,350.00 $31,360.00 $37,770.00 $51,450.00 $34,780.00
Oxnard $30,832.50 $36,057.50 $45,795.00 $58,575.00 $82,572.50 $50,137.50
Pittsburg $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Pleasant Hill $32,504.00 $41,272.00 $54,836.00 $74,144.00 $92,454.00 $58,322.00
Porterville $29,060.00 $35,390.00 $44,180.00 $51,060.00 $63,330.00 $44,860.00
Rancho Cordova $28,333.33 $34,170.00 $40,500.00 $49,046.67 $56,663.33 $42,090.00
Reedley $24,280.00 $29,430.00 $40,636.67 $50,640.00 $58,963.33 $41,243.33
Riverside $26,612.00 $32,032.00 $39,682.00 $54,684.00 $71,766.00 $44,774.00
Rocklin $28,333.33 $34,170.00 $40,500.00 $49,046.67 $56,663.33 $42,090.00
Sacramento $28,333.33 $34,170.00 $40,500.00 $49,046.67 $56,663.33 $42,090.00
Salinas $19,820.00 $21,915.00 $27,910.00 $38,125.00 $55,705.00 $32,495.00
San Bernardino $26,612.00 $32,032.00 $39,682.00 $54,684.00 $71,766.00 $44,774.00
San Diego $27,852.00 $34,338.00 $46,152.00 $61,164.00 $77,094.00 $49,402.00
San Francisco $37,426.00 $47,192.00 $64,484.00 $82,596.00 $102,876.00 $66,842.00
San Jacinto $26,612.00 $32,032.00 $39,682.00 $54,684.00 $71,766.00 $44,774.00
San Jose $35,664.00 $44,684.00 $57,548.00 $73,288.00 $98,326.00 $63,408.00
San Marcos $27,852.00 $34,338.00 $46,152.00 $61,164.00 $77,094.00 $49,402.00
San Mateo $37,426.00 $47,192.00 $64,484.00 $82,596.00 $102,876.00 $66,842.00
San Rafael $37,426.00 $47,192.00 $64,484.00 $82,596.00 $102,876.00 $66,842.00
Santa Ana $32,686.00 $41,974.00 $53,820.00 $70,840.00 $96,398.00 $60,014.00
Santa Barbara $32,753.33 $39,870.00 $46,820.00 $59,983.33 $84,913.33 $51,920.00
Santa Clara $35,664.00 $44,684.00 $57,548.00 $73,288.00 $98,326.00 $63,408.00
Santa Maria $32,753.33 $39,870.00 $46,820.00 $59,983.33 $84,913.33 $51,920.00
Santa Rosa $35,805.00 $41,412.50 $49,017.50 $61,510.00 $79,307.50 $52,805.00
Stockton $23,870.00 $26,050.00 $31,055.00 $39,030.00 $48,010.00 $33,145.00
Sunnyvale $35,664.00 $44,684.00 $57,548.00 $73,288.00 $98,326.00 $63,408.00
Susanville $25,840.00 $32,010.00 $41,330.00 $66,500.00 $93,910.00 $50,600.00
Taft $27,236.67 $31,916.67 $38,496.67 $48,366.67 $63,793.33 $41,833.33
Ukiah $22,265.00 $24,500.00 $31,365.00 $36,975.00 $44,870.00 $31,755.00
Upland $26,612.00 $32,032.00 $39,682.00 $54,684.00 $71,766.00 $44,774.00
Visalia $29,060.00 $35,390.00 $44,180.00 $51,060.00 $63,330.00 $44,860.00
Weed $25,840.00 $32,010.00 $41,330.00 $66,500.00 $93,910.00 $50,600.00

Design Jobs in California

Design Careers

ProfessionSkills RequiredDuties Performed
Interior Designer
  • Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Operations Analysis: Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce construction documents.
  • Plan and design interior environments for boats, planes, buses, trains, and other enclosed spaces.
  • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval.
Graphic Designer
  • Operation Monitoring: Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Operations Analysis: Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
Commercial Designer
  • Quality Control Analysis: Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Science: Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Fabricate models or samples in paper, wood, glass, fabric, plastic, metal, or other materials, using hand or power tools.
  • Read publications, attend showings, and study competing products and design styles and motifs to obtain perspective and generate design concepts.
  • Direct and coordinate the fabrication of models or samples and the drafting of working drawings and specification sheets from sketches.

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