Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has four project management schools within its city limits. Brookline College, the highest ranked school in the city with a project management 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).
Project Management students from Tucson schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tucson area alone, there are 1,830 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $28,570. Construction managers in this area earn $90,160/yr and there are 450 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 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by construction managers, and 5/1000 are held by construction laborers.
Of the 4 project management schools in Tucson, none have 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 project management students, with Brookline College as the lowest, reported at only $15,554/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|