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Sports Management Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 2 accredited sports management schools where sports management faculty who teach sports management classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sports management and sports management training in Arizona, which includes sports management training at the following levels:


  1. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Sports Management Employment

Arizona 4,580
National 342,960

Approximately 1% of the country's sports management professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Sports management professionals In Arizona

5,640 6,300 5,850 5,500 4,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sports Management is a shrinking field in Arizona. In Arizona, 1,060 less sports management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports management has shrunk by 19% in Arizona. This decline is faster than the change in the number of sports management professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports management professionals has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports Management VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$74,420 $77,330 $81,310 $82,060 $88,200
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of sports management professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sports management professionals are increasing. Sports management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $74,420 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $88,200 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports management professionals in Arizona

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of sports management, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sports management professionals earning 204% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Sports management professionals and related professions in Arizona

Business Administration
Business Management
Sports Management

In Arizona, sports management professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sports Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited sports management schools in Arizona is increasing. In 2006 there were 1 sports management graduates from sports management courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 124 graduates.

Thus there was a 12300% percent increase in the number of sports management school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in sports management.

Sports Management Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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