Visual Communications Schools In Arizona

Visual Communications classes faculty can choose to work at one of 25 accredited visual communications schools in Arizona. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the visual communications academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in visual communications training at the following levels:

  • Visual Communications Certificate
  • Associates degree in Visual Communications
  • Bachelors degree in Visual Communications
  • Masters degree in Visual Communications


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. The Art Center Design College-Tucson

    2525 N Country Club Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85716

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. ITT Technical Institute-Tucson

    1455 W. River Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85704-5829

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. ITT Technical Institute-Tempe

    5005 S. Wendler Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85282

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Northland Pioneer College

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

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  17. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. The Art Institute of Phoenix

    2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2859

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. East Valley Institute of Technology

    1601 W Main St, Mesa, Arizona 85201

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. The Art Institute of Tucson

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. ITT Technical Institute_??_??_Phoenix

    10220 North 25th Ave, Ste 100, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Visual Communications Employment

Arizona 4,380
National 270,000

Approximately 2% of the country's visual communications professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Visual communications professionals In Arizona

5,040 5,120 4,810 4,310 4,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, visual communications is a shrinking field. 660 less visual communications professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for visual communications professionals which shows a 4% increase in the number of visual communications professionals working around the nation.

Visual Communications VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$40,283 $41,258 $44,112 $43,310 $42,422
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Visual Communications
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to visual communications professionals are growing in Arizona. Visual communications professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,283 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,422 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Visual communications professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$24,192
25th percentile
$30,905
50th percentile
$38,280
75th percentile
$49,910
90th percentile
$69,345

Thus, visual communications professionals' salaries grew by 5% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of visual communications, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid visual communications professionals earning 187% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Visual communications professionals and related professions in Arizona

Art
$54,914
Computer Animation
$56,690
Drafting
$50,658
Graphic Design
$43,480
Industrial Design
$60,310
Interior Design
$51,270
Visual Communications
$42,422
Web Design
$43,480

Visual communications professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Visual Communications programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
22
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
11
Total43

The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited visual communications schools in Arizona is decreasing. In Arizona, there were 500 graduates in 2006. And there were 170 graduates from visual communications courses in 2010.

This represents a 66% decrease in the number of visual communications degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 51% of these graduates received a associate's degree in visual communications.

Visual Communications Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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