Finance Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 12 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the finance academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Associates degree in Finance
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. DeVry University-Arizona

    2149 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2995

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Western International University

    9215 N Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Finance Employment

Arizona 45,360
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Arizona

51,920 56,010 55,110 46,020 45,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a shrinking field in Arizona. There were 6,560 less finance professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 13%. This decline is faster than the national trend for finance professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of finance professionals working around the nation.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$61,840 $59,735 $63,063 $62,618 $74,199
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to finance professionals are growing in Arizona. Finance professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $61,840 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,199 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$37,672
25th percentile
$44,862
50th percentile
$58,000
75th percentile
$67,997
90th percentile
$78,428

Thus, there was a 17% growth in finance professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 108% pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of finance in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Arizona

Accounting
$46,102
Business
$88,980
Business Administration
$78,543
Business Management
$89,260
Finance
$74,199
International Business
$86,278
Marketing
$85,213
Risk Management
$64,730
Small Business
$102,650

Finance professionals in Arizona earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
4
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total22

As the number of finance professionals is decreasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited finance schools in Arizona state is increasing. In 2006 there were 217 finance graduates from finance courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 1,408 graduates.

Thus there was a 549% percent increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 45% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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