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Electrician in Arizona

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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Arizona

Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Arizona receive electrician training certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 217 electricians graduate from Arizona's 11 electrician schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona with a electrician program is Maricopa Skill Center, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Maricopa Skill Center's electrician program.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a electrician program is Refrigeration School Inc, which is located in Phoenix. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide.

Rio Salado College, which is located in Tempe, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Rio Salado College electrician program. Students at Rio Salado College paid $1,734 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Arizona's electrician schools ranges from $2,310 per year to $1,412 per year. But, the average tuition is $1,273 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona electrician schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Arizona Western College - located in Yuma, students are charged $2,000 per year
  3. Chandler/Gilbert Community College - located in Chandler, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

  1. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. Cochise College - located in Douglas, students are charged $1,560 per year

An electrician certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Arizona go on to work as an electrician. 8,460 electricians were working in Arizona in 2010. The largest populations of Arizona electricians are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 6,000 electricians
  2. Pima County - 1,390 electricians
  3. Cochise County - 300 electricians

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of electricians is expected to shrink by -15% by 2018. There are projected to be 12,310 electricians working in the Arizona then.


An electrician in Arizona makes an average of $44,280 per year. However, this number is only an average. electricians in Arizona had varying salaries from $23,770 to $80,020 per year in 2010. An electrician in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Apache County - $50,550 per year
  2. Cochise County - $47,220 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $45,840 per year

The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for electricians:

  1. Pima County - $36,620 per year
  2. Yuma County - $40,140 per year
  3. Coconino County - $40,560 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in electrician training in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC, 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 Electrician Training in Arizona
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay n/a $66,370
Electricians 8,460 $44,280 -26.3%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 4,620 $52,730 -19.2%
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 1,490 $63,380 96.1%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,010 $54,860 -17.2%

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