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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Arizona

3,058 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,508 Avg Salary
$22,177 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in ArizonaOut of the 33 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 4th in Arizona. In fact, 3,058 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 88,927 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 3.4% were from a college or university in the state. The education school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Highest Paid Education Graduates.

For this year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Arizona ranking, we looked at 9 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Education Majors

After graduating, education majors that go to school in Arizona go on to jobs making an average of $34,508 per year. Unfortunately, that is 13% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for education bachelor's degree holders is $34,031. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Arizona.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Arizona  34,508
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69,000
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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69,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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69,000

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Arizona

The highest paid education majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Arizona

Our rankings recognize Arizona State University - Polytechnic as the #1 school in this year's rankings. ASU - Polytechnic is a medium-sized public school located in the large city of Mesa.

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Arizona State University - Tempe earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Tempe, ASU - Tempe is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Arizona State University - West landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. ASU - West is a small public school located in the city of Glendale.

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Northern Arizona University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. NAU is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Flagstaff.

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#5

University of Arizona-South

Sierra Vista, AZ

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Arizona-South. UA South is a fairly small public school located in the city of Sierra Vista.

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#6

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Arizona is a fairly large public school located in the city of Tucson.

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University of Phoenix - Arizona landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. UOPX - Arizona is a very large private for-profit school located in the large city of Tempe.

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#8

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Grand Canyon University is a fairly large private for-profit school located in the large city of Phoenix.

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Arizona State University - Skysong landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid education school. Located in the city of Scottsdale, ASU - Skysong is a public college with a very large student population.

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Best Education Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Education Schools in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Texas 33 1,415
Oklahoma 33 1,293
New Mexico 30 611

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,004
Special Education 601
Teacher Education Subject Specific 216
Other Education 149
Educational Assessment 83

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 2,563
Communication & Journalism 2,437
Psychology 1,932
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 661
History 424

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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