Educational Leadership in Washington State

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Schools Offering Educational Leadership Programs in Washington State


Each year, roughly 0.4% of Washington State students graduate with degrees in educational leadership. In other words, every year an estimated 661 educational leadership professonals graduate from Washington State's 16 educational leadership schools.

Top Schools

University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which is located in Seattle, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a educational leadership program. It received a ranking of 13th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated 132 students from its educational leadership program. The tuition rate at University of Washington-Seattle Campus was $8,701 per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State with a educational leadership program is Washington State University, which is located in Pullman. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. 112 students graduated with degree in educational leadership from Washington State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a educational leadership program is Western Washington University, which is located in Bellingham. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, 24 students graduated from Western Washington University educational leadership program. Students at Western Washington University paid $6,858 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Washington State educational leadership school, average tuition will be $18,981 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,006 per year to $37,225 per year. In 2010, the educational leadership schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. University of Puget Sound - located in Tacoma, students are charged $37,225 per year
  2. Gonzaga University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,925 per year
  3. Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year

The following Washington State educational leadership schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year
  2. Eastern Washington University - located in Cheney, students are charged $6,622 per year
  3. Western Washington University - located in Bellingham, students are charged $6,858 per year

An educational leadership degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The largest populations of Washington State educational leadership professonal are working in the following counties:

  1. King County - 2,720 educational leadership professonals
  2. Pierce County - 730 educational leadership professonals
  3. Spokane County - 560 educational leadership professonals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 8,720 educational leadership professonals will be working in Washington State. This would require the number of educational leadership professonal to grow by 11%.

Salary

On average, educational leadership professonals earn $87,687 per year. In 2010, however, some Washington State educational leadership professonal earned as little as less than $40,000 per year or as much as more than $148,060 per year. Educational leadership professonals in the following Washington State counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cowlitz County - $101,680 per year
  2. Kitsap County - $100,490 per year
  3. Columbia County - $98,995 per year

The Washington State counties with the lowest average salary for educational leadership professonals are:

  1. Pierce County - $82,043 per year
  2. Clallam County - $85,505 per year
  3. Spokane County - $87,167 per year

The educational leadership professonals with highest average salaries in Washington State were:

  1. Middle School Principal - $97,690 per year
  2. Dean - $95,090 per year
  3. Distance Learning Coordinator - $70,280 per year

The educational leadership professonals with lowest average salaries in Washington State were:

  1. Dean - $95,090 per year
  2. Distance Learning Coordinator - $70,280 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership in Washington State
  • Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership 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
7,660 miles from location Western Washington University Bellingham WA 72.1677 38% 14,575
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
7,474 miles from location Gonzaga University Spokane WA 37.2946 28% 7,633
7,701 miles from location Olympic College Bremerton WA 11.8614 n/a 7,536
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
7,680 miles from location City University of Seattle Bellevue WA 10.3031 n/a 3,204
7,703 miles from location University of Puget Sound Tacoma WA 72.0673 20% 2,879
7,472 miles from location Whitworth University Spokane WA 69.1446 18% 2,781
7,724 miles from location Saint Martin's University Lacey WA 57.1629 31% 1,672
7,638 miles from location Heritage University Toppenish WA 12.0598 n/a 1,115
7,688 miles from location Argosy University-Seattle Seattle WA 1.36146 n/a 487
 

Curious what studying Educational Leadership 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
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 4,250 $97,690 5.5%
2
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 1,990 $95,090 -0.5%
3
Education Administrators, All Other + 520 $70,280 48.6%
 

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