Healthcare Management in Washington State

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Schools Offering Healthcare Management Programs in Washington State


Around 0.1% of Washington State's graduates graduate from healthcare management degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 98 healthcare managers graduate from Washington State's 3 healthcare management schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a healthcare management 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. In 2010, 38 students graduated from University of Washington-Seattle Campus' healthcare management program. The tuition rate at University of Washington-Seattle Campus was $8,701 per year.

University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus, which is located in Seattle, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a healthcare management program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 1 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus healthcare management program. Students at University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus paid $11,880 per year in tuition fees.

Carrington College-Spokane, which is located in Orlando, is the third-largest healthcare management school in Washington State. 0 students graduated with degree in healthcare management from Carrington College-Spokane in 2010. Tuition at Carrington College-Spokane was per year.

Cost

Tuition at Washington State's healthcare management schools ranges from $11,880 per year to $8,701 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,291 per year. In 2010, the healthcare management schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $11,880 per year
  2. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Washington State healthcare management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $11,880 per year

A healthcare management degree from a Washington State school... what next?

Most people who graduate from healthcare management school in Washington State go on to work as a healthcare manager. 5,770 healthcare managers were working in Washington State in 2010. In Washington State, the largest numbers of healthcare managers work in the following counties:

  1. Pierce County - 520 healthcare managers
  2. Spokane County - 420 healthcare managers
  3. Thurston County - 130 healthcare managers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,210 healthcare managers will be working in Washington State state. This would require the number of healthcare managers to grow by 21%.

Salary

On average, healthcare managers earn $109,670 per year. However, Washington State healthcare managers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $45,880 per year to more than $158,550 per year in 2010. A healthcare manager in the following Washington State counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Pierce County - $117,080 per year
  2. King County - $115,250 per year
  3. Chelan County - $110,690 per year

The following counties in Washington State have the lowest average salaries for healthcare managers:

  1. Adams County - $84,350 per year
  2. Clallam County - $84,520 per year
  3. Whatcom County - $84,950 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management in Washington State
  • Certificate in Healthcare Management in Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,468 miles from location Carrington College-Spokane Spokane WA n/a n/a n/a
7,685 miles from location University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle WA 86.9578 45% 45,943
7,687 miles from location University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus Seattle WA 9.30665 n/a 603
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical and Health Services Managers + 5,770 $109,670 118.6%
 

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