Computer Engineering in Washington State

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Schools Offering Computer Engineering Programs in Washington State


Around 0.1% of Washington State's graduates graduate from computer engineering degree programs every year. That means an estimated 114 computer engineers graduate from Washington State's 9 computer engineering schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a computer engineering program is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which was ranked 13th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. 40 students graduated with a degree in computer engineering from University of Washington-Seattle Campus in 2010. Students at University of Washington-Seattle Campus paid $8,701 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Washington State with a computer engineering program is Washington State University, which is located in Pullman. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. In 2010, Washington State University graduated 17 students from its computer engineering program. Students at Washington State University paid $9,489 per year in tuition fees.

Seattle University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a computer engineering program. It is located in Seattle. 19 students graduated with degree in computer engineering from Seattle University in 2010. The tuition rate at Seattle University was $30,825 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Washington State's computer engineering schools ranges from $30,825 per year to $6,622 per year. But, the average tuition is $17,389 per year. The Washington State computer engineering schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year
  2. Pacific Lutheran University - located in Tacoma, students are charged $29,200 per year
  3. Seattle Pacific University - located in Seattle, students are charged $28,965 per year

The computer engineering schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Eastern Washington University - located in Cheney, students are charged $6,622 per year
  2. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year
  3. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year

A computer engineering degree from a Washington State school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer engineering school in Washington State go on to work as a computer engineer. If you decide to work as a computer engineer in Washington State, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,540 Washington State computer engineers as of 2010. The largest populations of Washington State computer engineers are working in the following counties:

  1. King County - 1,040 computer engineers
  2. Kitsap County - 70 computer engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer engineers in the state of Washington State will grow to 1,580. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, computer engineers earn $106,660 per year. However, this number is only an average. computer engineers in Washington State had varying salaries from $75,100 to $154,180 per year in 2010. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for computer engineers:

  1. King County - $110,460 per year
  2. Kitsap County - $105,590 per year

The following counties in Washington State have the lowest average salaries for computer engineers:

  1. Kitsap County - $105,590 per year
  2. King County - $110,460 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering in Washington State
  • Master's Degree in Computer Engineering in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,685 miles from location University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle WA 86.9578 45% 45,943
7,487 miles from location Washington State University Pullman WA 72.817 37% 26,101
7,628 miles from location Central Washington University Ellensburg WA 31.9043 40% 11,357
7,486 miles from location Eastern Washington University Cheney WA 59.4272 49% 11,300
7,686 miles from location Seattle University Seattle WA 70.3999 21% 7,751
7,687 miles from location Seattle Pacific University Seattle WA 68.9096 37% 4,000
7,704 miles from location Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma WA 65.5433 36% 3,581
7,694 miles from location DeVry University-Washington Auburn WA 18.3247 88% 1,003
7,678 miles from location DigiPen Institute of Technology Redmond WA 67.0931 99% 890
 

Curious what studying Computer 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)
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Computer Hardware Engineers + 1,540 $106,660 33.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are computer engineering related jobs in Washington State