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Design Schools
In Chandler, Arizona

The city of Chandler has only one school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Chandler, which encompasses design training at the design certificate level.


Professional Trends

Chandler Vs. Arizona Design Employment

Chandler 4,050
Arizona 5,500

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

Chandler 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: Chandler

Design VS. All professions salaries in Chandler

$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 Chandler
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chandler

Salaries for design professionals in Chandler have increased. Chandler design professionals made $49,126 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Chandler was $43,661 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chandler.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Chandler

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

Design professionals make a median salary of $47,263 per year in Chandler. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 163%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,967 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,647 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Chandler

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

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Chandler


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

Design Programs Offered In Chandler


Chandler's design school offers one design degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Chandler


Approximately 2 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Chandler, Arizona

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