Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has five insurance schools within its city limits. Anthem College-Phoenix, the highest ranked school in the city with an insurance program, has a total student population of 816. It is the 2572nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 26th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Insurance students from Phoenix schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 5,190 employed insurance sales agents earning an average salary of $51,870. Insurance appraisers, auto damage in this area earn $57,310/yr and there are ** employed.
Phoenix 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 ** out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by insurance appraisers, auto damage, and 3/1000 are held by insurance sales agents.
Of the 5 insurance schools in Phoenix, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($43,008/yr) for insurance students, with Phoenix College as the lowest, reported at only $8,058/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phoenix|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||48.8 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||75.4 miles|