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Design Schools
In Mesa, Arizona

In Mesa, there are 2 design schools where design faculty can find employment. The trends in Mesa's design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Mesa Vs. Arizona Design Employment

Mesa 4,050
Arizona 5,500

Exactly 4,050 of the 5,500 design professionals employed in Arizona, work in Mesa. There has been a 26% decline in the number of design professionals in Mesa between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Mesa has increased.

Mesa 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: Mesa

Design VS. All professions salaries in Mesa

$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 Mesa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Mesa

Salaries for design professionals in Mesa have increased. In 2010 Mesa design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,126. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for design professionals in Mesa was $43,661 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Mesa.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Mesa

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

Design professionals in Mesa earn a median salary of $47,263 per year. 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 Mesa

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

On average design professionals in Mesa earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Mesa.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Mesa


There are 2 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Mesa's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Mesa


Mesa's design schools offer 13 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Mesa


Approximately 88 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Mesa, Arizona

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