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Schools Offering Education Programs in Arizona


Around 3.4% of Arizona's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. Thus, Arizona's 33 education schools put out approximately 7,650 education professionals each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a education program. It is located in Flagstaff. 1,156 students graduated with a degree in education from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Tuition at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a education program is Prescott College, which is located in Prescott. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 157 students graduated with degree in education from Prescott College in 2010. Prescott College charged in-state students $26,235 in tuition fees per year.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a education program. It is located in Phoenix. 1,600 students graduated with degree in education from University of Phoenix-Online Campus in 2010. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Education schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $5,408 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,235 per year, or as little as $805 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. Arizona Christian University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,174 per year

The education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  3. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year

An education degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs education graduates in Arizona pursue include postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. In 2010, there were 46,700 education professional working in Arizona, including 3,980 instructional coordinators, 2,030 postsecondary vocational teachers, and social science teachers. The Arizona counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Maricopa County - 26,910 education professionals
  2. Pima County - 7,270 education professionals
  3. Apache County - 2,290 education professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of education professionals is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 43,430 education professionals working in Arizona then. Of these 43,430 education professionals, the government predicts that 5,400 will be instructional coordinators, an unknown number will be postsecondary vocational teachers, and an unknown number will be social science teachers.

Salary

education professionals in Arizona make an average of $63,008 per year. However, this number is only an average. Education professional in Arizona had varying salaries from $16,660 to $150,210 per year in 2010. On average education professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $66,403 per year
  2. Pima County - $49,926 per year
  3. Cochise County - $46,844 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for education professionals are:

  1. Mohave County - $37,093 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $38,514 per year
  3. Yuma County - $43,185 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $113,600 per year
  2. Business Teacher - $97,280 per year
  3. Computer Science Teacher - $79,900 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $41,320 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $40,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Education in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Arizona
  • Certificate in Education in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other n/a $75,900
2
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other n/a $50,290
3
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 21,090 $42,110 -43.3%
4
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 8,000 $42,040 18.5%
5
Instructional Coordinators 3,980 $51,150 31.4%
6
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,300 $40,700 18.3%
7
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 2,740 $113,600 149.1%
8
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 2,030 $56,230
9
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,390 $97,280 -21.0%
10
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 930 $64,350 -30.1%
11
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 820 $41,320 -32.2%
12
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 810 $68,670
13
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 700 $46,800 337.5%
14
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 530 $79,900 -67.7%
15
Education Administrators, All Other 380 $74,780
 

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