As of 2017, Arizona had 9,667 open computing jobs, or 3.1 times the state average demand rate.  The average salary for a computing occupation in AZ is $85,165, which is significantly higher than the average salary in the state ($45,310). The existing open jobs alone represent a $823,290,055 opportunity in terms of annual salaries. With opportunity comes responsibility to ensure that all students have equitable access to CS courses that prepare them to be computational citizens.