Art Schools
In Tucson, Arizona

The city of Tucson has 4 schools where art faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the art academic community in Tucson, and the future trends. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tucson Vs. Arizona Art Employment

Tucson 100
Arizona 830

Of the 540 art professionals employed in Arizona, 40 work in Tucson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tucson, there has been a 20% decline in the number of art professionals. As the employment for art professionals in Tucson has decreased, overall employment in Tucson has also decreased.

Tucson Vs. Arizona Art employment growth

460 380 490 480 540
50 60 80 60 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Tucson

Art VS. All professions salaries in Tucson

$47,120 No data No data $45,310 $46,245
$36,420 $37,860 $39,650 $40,870 $42,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Tucson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tucson

As the number of art professionals in Tucson has shrunk, salaries for art professionals have also decreased. Tucson art professionals made $46,245 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, art professionals in Tucson made an average salary of $47,120 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tucson.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Tucson

10th percentile
$31,880
25th percentile
$36,545
50th percentile
$44,730
75th percentile
$51,765
90th percentile
$66,670

Tucson art professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,730. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,880 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,670 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Tucson

Film
$34,470
Graphic Design
$39,040
Web Design
$39,040
Visual Communications
$39,453
Design
$43,813
Animation
$43,843
Art
$46,245
Drafting
$50,907

Tucson art professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Tucson

4

There are 4 accredited art schools in the city. Many of Tucson's art professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Art Programs Offered In Tucson

associate
4
bachelor
7
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total14

Tucson's art schools offer 14 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Tucson

associate
13
bachelor
165
master
14
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total194

Approximately 194 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Tucson, Arizona

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