Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one audio school within its city limits. University of Arizona has a total student population of 38,767. It is the 834th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Audio students from Tucson schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 70 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average salary of $35,600. Audio and video equipment technicians in this area earn $34,290/yr and there are 120 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by audio and video equipment technicians, and 0/1000 are held by sound engineering technicians.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arizona ends up costing a student $11,728/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|