California Multimedia Artists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Multimedia Artists in California

Fast Facts for Multimedia Artists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco and San Jose
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Diego and Santa Ana
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco and Santa Ana

Salaries for Multimedia Artists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose and San Francisco

Schools for Multimedia Artists in California are listed below.

Selected Multimedia Training Schools in California

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Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego

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  • Programs: Media Arts and Animation (BFA), Game Art & Design (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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Los Angeles

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  • Programs: Multimedia and Design, Multimedia, Design, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Science, Animation & VFX
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More California Multimedia Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Academy of Art University San Francisco Masters 11,334
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
American River College Sacramento Associate 33,821
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Art Center College of Design Pasadena Masters 1,832
Berkeley City College Berkeley Associate 5,287
Bethesda Christian University Anaheim Masters & First Professional 345
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California College of the Arts Oakland Masters 1,613
California Institute of the Arts Valencia Masters 1,324
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson Masters 12,082
California State University-East Bay Hayward Masters 13,124
Canada College Redwood City Associate 5,764
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
Cogswell Polytechnical College Sunnyvale Bachelor 230
College of Marin Kentfield Associate 6,476
College of San Mateo San Mateo Associate 10,516
College of the Canyons Santa Clarita Associate 17,499
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa Associate 5,382
Cypress College Cypress Associate 13,592
De Anza College Cupertino Associate 24,115
Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill Associate 19,768
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park Associate 28,889
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Folsom Lake College Folsom Associate 8,193
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Glendale Community College Glendale Glendale Associate 16,827
Golden West College Huntington Beach Associate 13,354
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Las Positas College Livermore Associate 8,024
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Associate 17,204
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar Associate 8,493
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 8,977
Mendocino College Ukiah Associate 4,347
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Moorpark College Moorpark Associate 14,495
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Mt San Antonio College Walnut Associate 29,842
Ohlone College Fremont Associate 11,083
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles Masters 1,177
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Palo Verde College Blythe Associate 3,831
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Porterville College Porterville Associate 3,773
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino Associate 12,839
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Diego Mesa College San Diego Associate 21,437
San Diego Miramar College San Diego Associate 10,650
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco Masters 655
San Jose City College San Jose Associate 9,805
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Monica College Santa Monica Associate 28,958
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles Los Angeles Bachelor 4,644
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco San Francisco Associate 1,031
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley Doctorate & First Professional 34,940
University of California-Davis Davis Doctorate & First Professional 29,796
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
Vanguard University of Southern California Costa Mesa Masters 2,254
Ventura College Ventura Associate 12,603
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Multimedia Artists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Multimedia Artists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Multimedia Artists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Riverside 40 $63540 0.12
San Bernardino 40 $63540 0.12
Ontario 40 $63540 0.12
Sacramento 110 $63340 0.59
Roseville 110 $63340 0.59
Arden 110 $63340 0.59
Arcade 110 $63340 0.59
San Diego 650 $60890 2.19
Carlsbad 650 $60890 2.19
Los Angeles 6530 $82220 5.29
Long Beach 6530 $82220 5.29
Anaheim 6530 $82220 5.29
San Francisco 1860 $82080 3.87
Oakland 1860 $82080 3.87
Hayward 1860 $82080 3.87
San Jose 700 $72680 3.17
Sunnyvale 700 $72680 3.17
Santa Clara 700 $72680 3.17
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