Pittsburg, CA (population: 67,613) has one art school within its city limits. Los Medanos College has a total student population of 10,773. It is the 5447th highest ranked school in the USA and the 524th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about art programs in Pittsburg, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of art professors at Los Medanos College such as Dawn Black.
Art students from Pittsburg schools who go on to become artists, animators, animation designers, animation artists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Craft artists make on average $33,070 per year and there are about 5,380 of them employed in the US today.
Pittsburg lies in Contra Costa county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area has 990,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $54,590 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Los Medanos College ends up costing a student $10,127/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pittsburg|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||11.7 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||23.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||25.7 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||29.9 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||35.1 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||38.2 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||39.2 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||41.7 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||45.2 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||49.9 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||51.3 miles|