Industrial Design Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 2 accredited schools where industrial design classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in industrial design in the state of Arizona, which encompasses industrial design training at the following levels:

  • Industrial Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Industrial Design
  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Design


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

Arizona 320
National 28,670

Of all of the industrial design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In Arizona

500 800 620 400 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Industrial Design is a shrinking field in Arizona. In Arizona, 180 less industrial design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of industrial design has shrunk by 36% in Arizona. This decline is faster than the national trend for industrial design professionals which shows a 15% decrease in the number of industrial design professionals working around the nation.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$54,790 $55,680 $58,730 $57,960 $60,310
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to industrial design professionals are growing in Arizona. The mean salary for industrial design professionals in 2006 was $54,790 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Arizona

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

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of industrial design, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid industrial design professionals earn 183% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Arizona

Civil Engineering
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

In Arizona, industrial design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of industrial design professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited industrial design schools in Arizona state is increasing. In Arizona, there were 25 graduates in 2006. And there were 33 graduates from industrial design courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of industrial design school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 32%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned an associate's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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