Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has one transportation school within its city limits. American Institute of Technology has a total student population of 371. It is the 1961st highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Transportation students from Phoenix schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 3,690 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average salary of $30,740. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this area earn $65,320/yr and there are 1,400 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 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 2/1000 are held by reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American Institute of Technology ends up costing a student $8,226/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|