Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has two business writing schools within its city limits. University of Arizona, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing 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). To learn more about business writing programs in Tucson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at University of Arizona such as Randy Accetta, Caroline Batten, Lehman Benson, Steve Boivie, Booker, and Cheri Boyer.
Business Writing students from Tucson schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 490 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $51,270. Writers and authors in this area earn $53,190/yr and there are 80 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 writers and authors, and 1/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools in Tucson, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arizona comes out as the most expensive ($11,728/yr) for business writing students, with Pima Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,259/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|