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Graphic Design Schools
In Phoenix, Arizona

In Phoenix, there are 4 graphic design schools where graphic design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the graphic design academic community in Phoenix, and the future trends. Academia in graphic design includes graphic design training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Graphic Design Employment

Phoenix 2,430
Arizona 3,140

Of the 3,140 graphic design professionals employed in Arizona, 2,430 work in Phoenix. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of graphic design professionals in Phoenix has shrunk by 18%. As the employment for graphic design professionals in Phoenix has decreased, overall employment in Phoenix has increased.

Phoenix Vs. Arizona Graphic Design employment growth

3,940 3,920 3,680 3,260 3,140
2,970 3,110 2,880 2,570 2,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Arizona
  • Dark Yellow: Phoenix

Graphic Design VS. All professions salaries in Phoenix

$44,020 $44,070 $45,100 $45,620 $44,640
$37,130 $38,360 $40,110 $41,930 $43,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design in Phoenix
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Phoenix

In Phoenix, salaries for graphic design professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,640 per year was earned by graphic design professionals in Phoenix. The average salary for graphic design professionals in Phoenix was $44,020 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of graphic design professionals in Phoenix is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Phoenix

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

Graphic design professionals make a median salary of $41,990 per year in Phoenix. The difference in pay between the graphic design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 130%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $66,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Phoenix

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Computer Animation

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design schools in Phoenix


Many of Phoenix's graphic design professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited graphic design schools in the city.

Graphic Design Programs Offered In Phoenix


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in graphic design offered by Phoenix's graphic design schools.

Student Completed Graphic Design Degrees In Phoenix


In 2010 approximately 111 students completed graphic design courses.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Phoenix, Arizona

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