Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has two banking schools within its city limits. University of Arizona, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, 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).
Banking students from Tucson schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 14,740 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $57,250. Financial specialists in this area earn $54,800/yr and there are 90 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 financial specialists, and 41/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 2 banking schools in Tucson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,123/yr) for banking students, with University of Arizona as the lowest, reported at only $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|