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Fast Facts for Fine Artists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oakland 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: Oakland and San Jose

Salaries for Fine Artists in California

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

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More California Fine Artist Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,548
Fullerton
Doctorate
40,235
Berkeley
Doctorate
40,154
Northridge
Doctorate
39,916
Long Beach
Doctorate
37,776
Davis
Doctorate
36,460
La Jolla
Doctorate
34,979
San Diego
Doctorate
34,688
Irvine
Doctorate
32,754
San Jose
Doctorate
32,154
Walnut
Associates
29,446
San Francisco
Doctorate
29,045
Santa Ana
Bachelors
28,260
Los Angeles
Doctorate
27,827
Pomona
Doctorate
25,326
Long Beach
Associates
24,704
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
24,346
Cupertino
Associates
21,716
San Luis Obispo
Masters
21,306
San Bernardino
Doctorate
20,767
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
18,783
Chico
Masters
17,557
Stanford
Doctorate
17,184
Hayward
Doctorate
15,855
San Jacinto
Associates
15,497
Oceanside
Associates
14,801
San Diego
Associates
14,722
Hayward
Associates
13,742
San Francisco
Doctorate
11,003
Fremont
Associates
9,814
Turlock
Doctorate
9,762
Los Angeles
Doctorate
9,330
Rohnert Park
Masters
9,323
Folsom
Associates
8,499
Santa Clara
Doctorate
8,422
La Verne
Doctorate
8,369
Compton
Associates
7,492
Seaside
Masters
7,274
Stockton
Doctorate
6,128
La Mirada
Doctorate
6,095
Kentfield
Associates
5,621
Redlands
Doctorate
5,071
Fresno
Masters
3,564
Los Angeles
Bachelors
2,624
Pasadena
Masters
2,138
Claremont
Doctorate
2,038
San Francisco
Masters
1,983
San Rafael
Masters
1,835
Belmont
Doctorate
1,691
Claremont
Bachelors
1,563
Valencia
Doctorate
1,455
Angwin
Masters
1,438
Claremont
Masters
1,347
Oakland
Doctorate
1,345
Los Angeles
Masters
1,078
Claremont
Bachelors
1,062
Claremont
Bachelors
1,057
Claremont
Bachelors
842
Laguna Beach
Masters
618
Alhambra
Bachelors
599
San Francisco
Masters
506
Ontario
Bachelors
488
Riverside
Bachelors
462
Hollywood
N/A
434
Anaheim
Doctorate
402
San Francisco
Bachelors
332

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fine 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:
Fine Artists

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade70 N/A
San Diego-Carlsbad90 N/A
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1630 $80,400
Riverside-San Bernardino-OntarioN/A N/A
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward200 $66,620

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