Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has two court reporting schools within its city limits. Brookline College, the highest ranked school in the city with a court reporting program, has a total student population of 420. It is the 3813th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Court Reporting students from Tucson schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 170 employed procurement clerks earning an average salary of $39,170. Court reporters in this area earn $61,500/yr and there are 70 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 court reporters, and 0/1000 are held by procurement clerks.
Of the 2 court reporting schools in Tucson, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College comes out as the most expensive ($15,554/yr) for court reporting 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|