Audio Production in Washington State

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Schools Offering Audio Production Programs in Washington State


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Washington State graduates receive degrees in audio production. That means an estimated 114 audio producers graduate from Washington State's 9 audio production schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a audio production program is Gonzaga University, which is located in Spokane. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Gonzaga University's audio production program. Tuition at Gonzaga University was $30,925 per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a audio production program is The Art Institute of Seattle. The Art Institute of Seattle, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. In 2010, The Art Institute of Seattle graduated 37 students from its audio production program. Tuition at The Art Institute of Seattle was $17,560 per year.

Edmonds Community College, which is located in Lynnwood, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a audio production program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Edmonds Community College graduated 6 students from its audio production programs. Tuition at Edmonds Community College was $3,566 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Washington State audio production school, average tuition will be $8,071 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,610 per year to $30,925 per year. The Washington State audio production schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Gonzaga University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,925 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Seattle - located in Seattle, students are charged $17,560 per year
  3. Bates Technical College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $5,111 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Washington State audio production 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 production degree from a Washington State school... what next?

Most people who graduate from audio production school in Washington State go on to work as an audio producer. In 2010, there were 670 audio producers working in Washington State. The Washington State counties with the largest populations of audio producers are:

  1. King County - 490 audio producers
  2. Spokane County - 50 audio producers
  3. Thurston County - 40 audio producers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,050 audio producers will be working in Washington State state. This would require the number of audio producers to grow by 8%.

Salary

An audio producer in Washington State earns $42,690 per year on average. But, salaries for audio producers can vary. In 2010, audio producers made as little as less than $20,640 per year or as much as more than $64,010 per year in Washington State. On average an audio producer earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $45,240 per year
  2. Spokane County - $38,050 per year
  3. Thurston County - $33,220 per year

On average, audio producers earns the least in the following Washington State counties:

  1. Thurston County - $33,220 per year
  2. Spokane County - $38,050 per year
  3. King County - $45,240 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in audio production in Washington State and to compare salaries with various related fields such as audio production or music production, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Audio Production in Washington State
  • Certificate in Audio Production 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
7,474 miles from location Gonzaga University Spokane WA 37.2946 28% 7,633
7,692 miles from location Highline Community College Seattle WA 16.5765 n/a 6,725
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 Production 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 production related jobs in Washington State