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Architecture Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 9 accredited schools where architecture classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Arizona's architecture academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in architecture includes architecture training at the following levels:


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

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

    2525 N Country Club Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85716

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

    Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona 85261

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

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Architecture Employment

Arizona 3,470
National 194,050

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

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Arizona

2,650 6,130 5,980 5,230 3,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, architecture is a growing field. 820 more architecture professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has grown by 31% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of architecture professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$56,993 $59,747 $59,107 $62,990 $64,547
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of architecture professionals is growing, the salaries earned by architecture professionals are increasing. The mean salary for architecture professionals in 2006 was $56,993 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,547 per year.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Arizona

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90th percentile

Thus, architecture professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 176% pay differential between the highest paid architecture professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of architecture in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Arizona

Civil Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Architecture programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited architecture schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006, 411 students graduated from architecture courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 472 students graduated.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of architecture school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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