Mesa, AZ (population: 474,115) has nine educational administration schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an educational administration program, has a total student population of 380,232. It is the 636th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about educational administration programs in Mesa, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of educational administration professors at University of Phoenix such as Nancy Bailey, Ryan Hickman, and Winder Susan.
Educational Administration students from Mesa schools who go on to become educational administratorss, teachers, higher education specialists, education administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,710 people working as education administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,140. Also, Education administrators, elementary and secondary school make on average $87,390 per year and there are about 219,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 2,330 employed education administrators, elementary and secondary school earning an average salary of $78,080. Education administrators in this area earn $118,980/yr and there are 80 employed.
Mesa lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Mesa are held by education administrators, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators, elementary and secondary school.
Of the 9 educational administration schools with a 100-mile radius of Mesa, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr) for educational administration students, with Scottsdale Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,012/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mesa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||36.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||88.8 miles|