Audio Engineering in Washington State

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Schools Offering Audio Engineering Programs in Washington State


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Washington State graduates receive degrees in audio engineering. In other words, every year an estimated 122 audio engineers graduate from Washington State's 9 audio engineering schools.

Top Schools

The Art Institute of Seattle, which is located in Seattle, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a audio engineering program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. 37 students graduated with a degree in audio engineering from The Art Institute of Seattle in 2010. Tuition at The Art Institute of Seattle was $17,560 per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State with a audio engineering program is Edmonds Community College, which is located in Lynnwood. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. 6 students graduated with degree in audio engineering from Edmonds Community College in 2010. Students at Edmonds Community College paid $3,566 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a audio engineering program is Yakima Valley Community College, which is located in Yakima. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, Yakima Valley Community College graduated 2 students from its audio engineering programs. The tuition rate at Yakima Valley Community College was $3,442 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Washington State audio engineering school, average tuition will be $5,126 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,610 per year to $17,560 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State audio engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. The Art Institute of Seattle - located in Seattle, students are charged $17,560 per year
  2. Bates Technical College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $5,111 per year
  3. Clover Park Technical College - located in Lakewood, students are charged $4,419 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Washington State audio engineering schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Spokane Falls Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Clark College - located in Vancouver, students are charged $3,008 per year
  3. Highline Community College - located in Seattle, students are charged $3,135 per year

An audio engineering degree from a Washington State school... what next?

A large number of Washington State audio engineering graduates become audio engineers. In 2010, there were 300 audio engineers working in Washington State. The Washington State counties with the largest populations of audio engineers are:

  1. King County - 270 audio engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of audio engineers in Washington State will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 530 audio engineers working in Washington State.

Salary

On average, an audio engineer earns a salary of $49,690 per year in Washington State state. However, this number is only an average. audio engineers in Washington State had varying salaries from $26,180 to $84,880 per year in 2010. On average an audio engineer earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $50,750 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Washington State statistics regarding a career in audio engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as audio engineering or audio production.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Audio Engineering in Washington State
  • Certificate in Audio Engineering in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,758 miles from location Clark College Vancouver WA 13.9084 n/a 12,989
7,680 miles from location Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA 17.534 n/a 9,658
7,477 miles from location Spokane Falls Community College Spokane WA 12.1295 n/a 9,555
7,686 miles from location Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle WA 14.0982 n/a 7,774
7,692 miles from location Highline Community College Seattle WA 16.5765 n/a 6,725
7,707 miles from location Clover Park Technical College Lakewood WA 16.2384 n/a 6,573
7,702 miles from location Bates Technical College Tacoma WA 15.6162 n/a 5,458
7,638 miles from location Yakima Valley Community College Yakima WA 16.932 n/a 4,724
7,687 miles from location The Art Institute of Seattle Seattle WA 25.2395 97% 2,282
 

Curious what studying Audio Engineering gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians + 670 $42,690 9.8%
2
Broadcast Technicians + 490 $38,310 -3.9%
3
Sound Engineering Technicians + 300 $49,690 150.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are audio engineering related jobs in Washington State