Sound Engineering in Arizona

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Schools Offering Sound Engineering Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in sound engineering. In other words, every year an estimated 569 sound engineers graduate from Arizona's 6 sound engineering schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a sound engineering program is Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences. Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, which was ranked 62nd in the country in 2010, is located in Tempe. 533 students graduated with a degree in sound engineering from Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a sound engineering program is Glendale Community College, which is located in Glendale. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Glendale Community College sound engineering program. Tuition at Glendale Community College was $1,734 per year.

Mesa Community College, which is located in Mesa, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a sound engineering program. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Mesa Community College sound engineering program. Tuition at Mesa Community College was $1,734 per year.

Cost

Sound engineering schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $1,445 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $1,734 per year, or as little as $1,734 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona sound engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

The following Arizona sound engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

A sound engineering degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of sound engineering graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a sound engineer. 140 sound engineers were working in Arizona in 2010. The largest populations of Arizona sound engineers are working in the following counties:

  1. Pima County - 80 sound engineers
  2. Maricopa County - 50 sound engineers

Salary

On average, a sound engineer earns a salary of $35,620 per year in Arizona state. In 2010, however, some Arizona sound engineers earned as little as less than $15,720 per year or as much as more than $95,480 per year. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for sound engineers:

  1. Maricopa County - $37,250 per year
  2. Pima County - $32,750 per year

On average, sound engineers earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Pima County - $32,750 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $37,250 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sound engineering in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as audio production or video production, 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 Sound Engineering in Arizona
  • Certificate in Sound Engineering in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,484 miles from location Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences Tempe AZ 38.309 84% 491
 

Curious what studying Sound Engineering gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 850 $38,260 28.8%
2
Sound Engineering Technicians + 140 $35,620 55.6%
 

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