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If you’re ready to take on a fresh challenge, grow your career and contribute to making the world a safer place, Raytheon Technologies is ready to help you achieve your goals. Join our team and get the opportunity and support to find purpose, thrive and succeed.

Average commute to work

Average 21 minutes to Commute

If you’re ready to escape winter, enjoy 350 days of sunshine each year, and live in a city of a million people that feels like a small town, then Tucson, Arizona, is the place for you to bring your career.

Over 10,000 Raytheon Missiles & Defense employees have already made the move to Tucson, making us southern Arizona’s largest private employer and a top company in the state. At this location, you can find positions in Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Contracts, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Cyber Defense and more. All located in a city that’s a hub for technology, engineering and innovation.

You’ll also have the opportunity to discover the natural beauty of the surrounding and stable landscape – compared to the rest of the country Tucson is relatively free of natural disasters. This means you’ll get to enjoy the outdoors more often. The city is a biker’s paradise, with more bicycle infrastructure than any city in the U.S., according to the Travel Channel.

If Mexican food, arts and culture are more your scene, Tucson has a vibrant community, a visionary culinary scene filled with adventurous, talented chefs, a rich history, and exciting cultural events that are part of life in Tucson. Take a deeper dive and explore what Tucson has to offer – for you and your career. And for families with young children, they’ll benefit from Tucson’s nationally ranked schools, including BASIS Tucson Primary, ranked #4 in National Rankings by U.S. News.

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Tucson Livability

2018 census

The 2010 United States Census

reported that Tucson had a population of 523,832.

In comparison

Tucson
.53 Million
Phoenix
1.45 Million
Scottsdale
.22 Million
2018 census

Demographics

Gender

  • Male: 49.5%
  • Female: 50.5%

Ethnicity

  • White: 45%
  • Hispanic: 43.3%
  • Black: 4.7%
  • Asian: 2.9%

Political
Affiliation

  • Democrat: 36.6%
  • Republican: 30.9%
  • Other: 31.7%
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Yearly Income

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Income earned is about $27,000 for people age 25 and under
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Income earned is about $55,500 for people age 25 through 44
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Income earned is about $61,000 for people age 45 through 64
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Income earned is about $42,000 for people age 65 and over
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Income earned is about $20,000 for people age 25 and under
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Income earned is about $41,000 for people age 25 through 44
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Income earned is about $45,000 for people age 45 through 64
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Income earned is about $34,000 for people age 64 and over
65+
2018 census

Home Value

$205,900
$144,000
2018 census

Religion

No Affiliation 60.2%

Catholic 20.8%

Evangelical Protestant 10%

2018 census

Education

High school 84.7%

Bachelor’s Degree or higher 26.1%

Masters/ Profressional 10.4%

Tucson Attractions

One of the largest non-government funded aviation and space museums in the world, Pima Air and Space Museum is home to over 350 historical aircraft. The museum has grown over the past forty years and now encompasses six indoor exhibit hangars.

The giant saguaro cactus is the universal symbol of the American West, and the species is protected by Saguaro National Park. The park is available for day visits or overnight camping and lodging. Both options provide an opportunity to take in a stunning desert sunset.

For more than 75 years, great minds and talents as diverse as Martin Luther King Jr., JFK, Jackie Robinson, Liza Minnelli, Bonnie Raitt, Carol Burnett, David Sedaris, Wynton Marsalis, Joan Rivers, and many more have graced this magnificent concert hall on the UA campus.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Tucson offers a variety of physical activities to get your heart pumping, including:

  • Bicycling: Tucson is one of the top 10 cities for biking in the U.S., with the largest and longest AZ bicycling event, El Tour de Tucson.
  • Golfing: There are 40 golf courses in Tucson, with 50% of them at the 4-5 Star rating.
  • Hiking: With five mountain ranges, Tucson offers hundreds of miles of trails to hikers of all skill levels.
  • Skiing: Mount Lemmon Ski Valley is located on the slopes of Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains, which are just north of Tucson.

Every January – February, Tucson hosts the largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world featuring jewelry, gems, crystals, asteroids, fossils and more. More than just a show, the events take place across the city and cater to treasure hunters looking for both rare and bargain-priced items.

Tucson Education

Catalina Foothills High School

Students: 1,700 | Grades: 9-12

4300 East Sunrise Dr

Tucson, AZ, 85718

Empire High School

Students: 776 | Grades: 9-12

10701 East Maryann Cleveland W

Tucson, AZ, 85602

Arizona College Prep AcademyH

Students: 121 | Grades: 9-12

3434 E. Broadway

Tucson, AZ, 85716

Sabino High School

Students: 1,001 | Grades: 9-12

45000 North Bowes Rd.

Tucson, AZ, 85749

Tanque Verde High School

Students: 559 | Grades: 9-12

4201 North Melpomene

Tucson, AZ, 85749

Andrada Polytechnic High School

Students: 620 | Grades: 9-12

12960 South Houghton Rd

Tucson, AZ, 85747

Mesquite Elementary School

Students: 667 | Grades: K-5

9455 East Rita Rd

Tucson, AZ, 85747

Basis Tucson Primary

Grades: K-4

3825 East 2nd St

Tucson, AZ 85716

Drachman Primary Magnet School

Students: 309 | Grades: PK-6

1085 South Tenth Ave

Tucson, AZ, 85701

Ida Flood Dodge Traditional Middle Magnet School

Students: 423 | Grades: 6-8

5831 East Pima St

Tucson, AZ, 85712

Khalsa School

Students: 283 | Grades: K-8

3701 East River Rd

Tucson, AZ, 85718

Rincon Vista Middle School

Students: 667 | Grades: 6-8

10770 East Bilby Rd

Tucson, AZ, 85747

Our Mother Of Sorrows School

Students: 376 | Grades: PK-8

1800 South Kolb Road

Tucson, AZ, 85710

Salpointe Catholic High School

Students: 1,200 | Grades: 9-12

1545 E Copper St

Tucson, AZ, 85719

St. Ambrose Catholic School

Students: 261 | Grades: K-8

300 South Tucson Boulevard

Tucson, AZ, 85716

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA

Full-time enrollment: 43,161

1501 N Campbell Ave

Tucson, AZ 85724

Explore the Greater Tucson Area

Within a 2.5-hour drive of Tucson you have access to several other culturally rich, historical destinations. Whether you live in Tucson or in the surrounding cities, you’ll never run out of things to do.

Phoenix

2 hours
  • Desert Botanical Garden
  • Camelback Mountain
  • Phoenix Zoo
  • Papago Park

Mesa / Tempe

2 hours
  • Mill Avenue District
  • Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • Orange Patch Produce Market
  • Commemorative Air Force Museum

Scottsdale

2.5 hours
  • McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • Old Town Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale’s Museum of the West
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