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Fashion Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 6 accredited schools where fashion classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Arizona's fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the following levels:


  1. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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

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

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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

    2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2859

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Fashion Employment

Arizona 84,980
National 4,625,040

Of all of the fashion professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Arizona

87,060 93,730 94,970 88,570 84,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, fashion is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 2,080 less fashion professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of fashion professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$41,434 $40,997 $47,177 $52,682 $52,338
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion professionals are growing in Arizona. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $41,434 per year, and in 2010 they made $52,338 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Arizona

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This represents a growth in salaries of 21%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion. The pay differential between the highest paid fashion professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 201%

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Arizona

Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Arizona, fashion professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited fashion schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006, 51 students graduated from fashion courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 88 students graduated.

This represents a 73% increase in the number of fashion degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. 42% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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