Small Business in Washington State

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Washington State


Around 0.1% of Washington State's graduates graduate from entrepreneurship degree programs every year. Thus, Washington State's 18 small business schools put out approximately 166 small business professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which is located in Seattle, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 13th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated 31 students from its small business program. Students at University of Washington-Seattle Campus paid $8,701 per year in tuition fees.

Washington State University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a small business program. It is located in Pullman. 25 students graduated with degree in small business from Washington State University in 2010. Tuition at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a small business program is Edmonds Community College. Edmonds Community College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Lynnwood. In 2010, Edmonds Community College graduated 11 students from its small business programs. The tuition rate at Edmonds Community College was $3,566 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Washington State's small business schools ranges from $11,880 per year to $2,610 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,359 per year. The Washington State small business schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $11,880 per year
  2. Washington State University - located in Pullman, students are charged $9,489 per year
  3. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year

The small business schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Spokane Falls Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  3. Tacoma Community College - located in Tacoma, students are charged $3,019 per year

A small business degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The Washington State counties with the largest populations of small business professional are:

  1. King County - 12,250 small business professionals
  2. Pierce County - 1,950 small business professionals
  3. Spokane County - 1,430 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Washington State will grow by 6%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 23,940 small business professionals working in Washington State.

Salary

small business professionals in Washington State make an average of $131,480 per year. However, Washington State small business professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $54,540 per year to more than $158,600 per year in 2010. On average small business professional earn the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $144,300 per year
  2. Pierce County - $130,440 per year
  3. Benton County - $123,730 per year

On average, small business professionals earn the least in the following Washington State counties:

  1. Clallam County - $96,740 per year
  2. Columbia County - $97,770 per year
  3. Chelan County - $99,950 per year

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Washington State were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $131,480 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Washington State were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $131,480 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Washington State
  • Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Washington State
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Washington State

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,687 miles from location Bakke Graduate University Seattle WA n/a n/a n/a
7,685 miles from location University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle WA 86.9578 45% 45,943
7,487 miles from location Washington State University Pullman WA 72.817 37% 26,101
7,680 miles from location Bellevue College Bellevue WA 15.3084 n/a 14,010
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
7,670 miles from location Everett Community College Everett WA 13.4947 n/a 8,313
7,710 miles from location Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood WA 12.9816 n/a 8,188
7,472 miles from location Spokane Community College Spokane WA 14.6787 n/a 7,445
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
7,684 miles from location Seattle Community College-North Campus Seattle WA 12.2688 n/a 6,524
7,684 miles from location Shoreline Community College Seattle WA 13.8462 n/a 6,277
7,662 miles from location Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon WA 14.1008 n/a 5,676
7,677 miles from location Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland WA 9.52843 n/a 4,646
7,756 miles from location Lower Columbia College Longview WA 16.7356 n/a 4,290
7,697 miles from location Pierce College at Puyallup Puyallup WA 10.872 n/a 3,267
7,687 miles from location University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus Seattle WA 9.30665 n/a 603
 

Curious what studying Small Business 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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General and Operations Managers + 22,150 $131,480 31.4%
 

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