Design Schools
In Glendale, Arizona

Design faculty can choose to work at only one design school in Glendale. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Glendale, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Professional Trends

Glendale Vs. Arizona Design Employment

Glendale 4,050
Arizona 5,500

Of the 5,500 design professionals employed in Arizona, 4,050 work in Glendale. Between 2006 and 2010, in Glendale, there has been a 26% decline in the number of design professionals. As the employment for design professionals in Glendale has decreased, overall employment in Glendale has increased.

Glendale Vs. Arizona Design employment growth

7,260 7,700 6,660 5,950 5,500
5,440 6,230 5,380 4,500 4,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Glendale

Design VS. All professions salaries in Glendale

$43,661 $45,060 $46,533 $44,005 $49,126
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Glendale
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Glendale

As the number of design professionals in Glendale has shrunk, salaries for design professionals have increased. Glendale design professionals made $49,126 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Glendale was $43,661 per year. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Glendale is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Glendale

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Design professionals in Glendale make a median yearly salary of $47,263. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,967 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,647 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Glendale

Visual Communications
Web Design
Graphic Design
Interior Design
Industrial Design
Computer Animation
Game Design

On average design professional salaries in Glendale are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Glendale


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Glendale's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Glendale


Glendale's design schools offer 5 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Glendale


In 2010 approximately 22 students graduated from design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Glendale, Arizona

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