Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Arizona

Trade Schools in Arizona

Traditionally, manufacturing, agriculture and copper were important to the Arizona economy, but diverse careers are now available. Many fields continue to expand; for example, electronics and health care are two industries that are seeing a great deal of growth in the Copper State. For trade schools in Arizona, you have a few rewarding options within these fields. All statistics are courtesy of the Department of Labor:

  1. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay: The May 2009 median annual salary was $74,300, higher than the U.S. figure of $62,300. The projected growth rate between 2008 and 2018 is 37 percent, compared to the national estimate of 12 percent growth.
  2. Surgical technologists: The May 2009 median annual salary was $44,100, higher than the U.S. figure of $39,400, with projected growth of 31 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is higher than the national estimate of 25 percent growth.
  3. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics: The May 2009 median salary was $26,100, with projected growth in Arizona at 19 percent from 2008 to 2018.

Life, money and trade schools in Arizona

While enrolled at trade schools in Arizona, you can enjoy landmarks such as the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Hoover Dam and Monument Valley.

Trade schools in Arizona--and education in general--can help to increase your income potential. The Department of Labor reports that the 2009 median household income was $45,700, 33rd in the country. The unemployment rate in Arizona was 9.4 percent as of December 2010. Trade schools in Arizona can help those looking for a career change to overcome the challenging economy.


See also: Universities and Colleges in Arizona

Other Career Colleges & Vocational Schools in Arizona

Academy of Radio Broadcasting
Phoenix, Arizona www.arbradio.com
American Institute of Technology
Phoenix, Arizona www.ait-schools.com
Arizona Academy of Beauty Inc
Tucson, AZ www.arizonaacademy.com
Arizona Automotive Institute
Glendale, Arizona www.aai.edu
Arizona College of Allied Health
Glendale, Arizona www.arizonacollege.edu
Carsten Institute
Tempe, Arizona www.carsteninstitute.com
Charles of Italy Beauty College
Lake Havasu City, Arizona www.charlesofitaly.edu
Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
Tempe and Gilbert, Arizona www.audiorecordingschool.com
Cortiva - Tucson
Tucson, Arizona www.cortiva.com
Cortiva Institute - Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Arizona www.cortiva.com
DeVoe College of Beauty
Sierra Vista, Arizona
East Valley Institute of Technology
Mesa, Arizona www.evit.com
Hair Academy of Safford
Safford, Arizona
International Academy of Hair Design
Chandler, Arizona www.intlacademy.biz
Maricopa Beauty College
Avondale, Arizona www.maricopabeautycollege.com
Maricopa Skill Center
Phoenix, Arizona www.skillcenter.org
Mundus Institute
Phoenix, Arizona www.mundus.com
Pima Medical Institute
Tucson, Arizona www.pmi.edu
Pima Medical Institute
Mesa, Arizona www.pmi.edu
Pima Medical Institute
Mesa. Arizona www.pmi.edu
Refrigeration School Inc
Phoenix, Arizona www.refrigerationschool.com
Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery
Phoenix, Arizona www.roberto-venn.com
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
Tempe, Arizona www.swiha.edu
Southwest Skill Center - Estrella Mountain Community College
Avondale, Arizona www.estrellamountain.edu/swsc/
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy
Scottsdale, Arizona www.attheacademy.com
Turning Point Beauty College
Casa Grande, Arizona www.turningpointbc.net
Universal Technical Institute
Phoenix, Arizona. Automotive, diesel, motorcycle and marine mechanics. www.uti.edu
Chairside Dental Academy
Mesa, Arizona. Dental assisting.