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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 3.3% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 7,278 technology professionals graduate from Arizona's 54 technology schools.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. 69 students graduated with a degree in technology from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a technology program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. The tuition rate at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a technology program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 49th nationwide. 1,835 students graduated with degree in technology from University of Phoenix-Online Campus in 2010. Tuition at University of Phoenix-Online Campus was $11,520 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's technology schools ranges from $29,428 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,173 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - located in Prescott, students are charged $29,428 per year
  2. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  3. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona technology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  3. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year

A technology degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The largest populations of Arizona technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,280 technology professionals
  2. Pima County - 650 technology professionals
  3. Coconino County - 230 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technology professionals in Arizona will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,400 technology professionals working in Arizona.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $51,160 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Arizona had varying salaries from $21,470 to $89,330 per year in 2010. On average technology professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Cochise County - $61,670 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $56,170 per year
  3. Pima County - $50,300 per year

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

  1. Coconino County - $45,630 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $45,680 per year
  3. Yuma County - $46,280 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,170 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $51,150 per year

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

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,170 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $51,150 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in technology and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators 3,980 $51,150 31.4%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,300 $51,170 35.4%
 

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