Computer Networking in Washington State

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Schools Offering Computer Networking Programs in Washington State

Around 0.3% of Washington State's graduates graduate from computer networking degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 522 computer network administrators graduate from Washington State's 38 computer networking schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a computer networking program is Interface College-Spokane, which is located in Spokane. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. 5 students graduated with a degree in computer networking from Interface College-Spokane in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a computer networking program is Seattle Vocational Institute. Seattle Vocational Institute, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. In 2010, Seattle Vocational Institute graduated 12 students from its computer networking program. Tuition at Seattle Vocational Institute was $3,633 per year.

Bellingham Technical College, which is located in Bellingham, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a computer networking program. It received a ranking of 76th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Bellingham Technical College graduated 10 students from its computer networking programs. Students at Bellingham Technical College paid $3,745 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Washington State's computer networking schools ranges from $18,048 per year to $2,610 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,248 per year. In 2010, the computer networking schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Seattle - located in Seattle, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. ITT Technical Institute-Everett - located in Everett, students are charged $18,048 per year
  3. ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley - located in Spokane, students are charged $18,048 per year

The following Washington State computer networking schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year
  3. Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year

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

A large number of Washington State computer networking graduates become computer network administrators. 9,090 computer network administrators were working in Washington State in 2010. The Washington State counties with the largest populations of computer network administrators are:

  1. King County - 5,150 computer network administrators
  2. Thurston County - 1,410 computer network administrators
  3. Spokane County - 520 computer network administrators

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 14,140 computer network administrators will be working in Washington State state. This would require the number of computer network administrators to grow by 18%.


On average, a computer network administrator earns a salary of $70,730 per year in Washington State state. On average a computer network administrator earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $75,520 per year
  2. Benton County - $68,810 per year
  3. Skagit County - $67,340 per year

On average, computer network administrators earns the least in the following Washington State counties:

  1. Chelan County - $54,780 per year
  2. Columbia County - $57,810 per year
  3. Spokane County - $58,760 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Networking in Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Networking in Washington State
  • Certificate in Computer Networking in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
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
7,670 miles from location Everett Community College Everett WA 13.4947 n/a 8,313
7,689 miles from location Green River Community College Auburn WA 15.7392 n/a 8,205
7,710 miles from location Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood WA 12.9816 n/a 8,188
7,686 miles from location Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle WA 14.0982 n/a 7,774
7,701 miles from location Olympic College Bremerton WA 11.8614 n/a 7,536
7,472 miles from location Spokane Community College Spokane WA 14.6787 n/a 7,445
7,585 miles from location Columbia Basin College Pasco WA 10.7425 n/a 6,978
7,705 miles from location Tacoma Community College Tacoma WA 11.2217 n/a 6,825
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
7,684 miles from location Seattle Community College-North Campus Seattle WA 12.2688 n/a 6,524
7,690 miles from location Seattle Community College-South Campus Seattle WA 8.16257 n/a 6,074
7,662 miles from location Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon WA 14.1008 n/a 5,676
7,729 miles from location South Puget Sound Community College Olympia WA 13.4048 n/a 5,651
7,702 miles from location Bates Technical College Tacoma WA 15.6162 n/a 5,458
7,552 miles from location Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla WA 17.3035 n/a 5,053
7,638 miles from location Yakima Valley Community College Yakima WA 16.932 n/a 4,724
7,658 miles from location Whatcom Community College Bellingham WA 13.7069 n/a 4,663
7,677 miles from location Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland WA 9.52843 n/a 4,646
7,684 miles from location Renton Technical College Renton WA 22.262 n/a 4,346
7,756 miles from location Lower Columbia College Longview WA 16.7356 n/a 4,290
7,607 miles from location Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee WA 17.293 n/a 3,423
7,697 miles from location Pierce College at Puyallup Puyallup WA 10.872 n/a 3,267
7,680 miles from location City University of Seattle Bellevue WA 10.3031 n/a 3,204
7,717 miles from location Peninsula College Port Angeles WA 11.984 n/a 3,155
7,660 miles from location Bellingham Technical College Bellingham WA 23.5145 n/a 2,864
7,676 miles from location Cascadia Community College Bothell WA 12.7944 n/a 2,727
7,694 miles from location DeVry University-Washington Auburn WA 18.3247 88% 1,003
7,663 miles from location Northwest Indian College Bellingham WA 12.8499 n/a 609
7,687 miles from location University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus Seattle WA 9.30665 n/a 603
7,688 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Seattle Seattle WA 20.851 100% 593
7,674 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Everett Everett WA 14.8069 100% 506
7,466 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley Spokane WA 23.0275 100% 495
7,686 miles from location Seattle Vocational Institute Seattle WA 24.3891 n/a 271
7,475 miles from location Interface College-Spokane Spokane WA 31.0163 100% 189

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