Graphic Design Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 14 accredited schools where graphic design classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in graphic design training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Collins College

    4750 S 44th Place, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

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  2. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

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  4. The Art Center Design College-Tucson

    2525 N Country Club Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85716

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  5. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  6. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  7. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

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  8. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  9. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

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  10. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  11. Maricopa Skill Center

    1245 E Buckeye, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-4101

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  12. University of Advancing Technology

    2625 W Baseline Rd, Tempe, Arizona 85283

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  13. The Art Institute of Phoenix

    2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2859

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  14. The Art Institute of Tucson

    5099 E. Grant Rd. #100, Tucson, Arizona 85712

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Arizona 3,140
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Arizona

3,940 3,920 3,680 3,260 3,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Graphic Design is a shrinking field in Arizona. In Arizona, 800 less graphic design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 20% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for graphic design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$42,850 $43,080 $44,070 $44,290 $43,480
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of graphic design professionals is declining, the salaries paid to graphic design professionals are increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for graphic design professionals in 2006 was $42,850 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $43,480 per year.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$27,130
25th percentile
$32,960
50th percentile
$41,150
75th percentile
$49,450
90th percentile
$65,170

This represents a growth in salaries of 1%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of graphic design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid graphic design professionals earn 140% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Arizona

Art
$54,914
Computer Animation
$56,690
Design
$48,397
Graphic Design
$43,480
Visual Communications
$42,422
Web Design
$43,480

Graphic design professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
12
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total30

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited graphic design schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 92 graduates in 2006. And there were 341 graduates from graphic design courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 271% percent increase in the number of graphic design school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a associate's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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