Technology in Washington State

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Washington State


Around 3.2% of Washington State's graduates graduate from technology degree programs every year. That means an estimated 5,167 technology professionals graduate from Washington State's 63 technology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a technology program is University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which is located in Seattle. In 2010, it was ranked 13th nationwide. 666 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Washington-Seattle Campus in 2010. 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 technology program. It is located in Pullman. 333 students graduated with degree in technology from Washington State University in 2010. Tuition at Washington State University was $9,489 per year.

Western Washington University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Washington State that has a technology program. It is located in Bellingham. In 2010, 108 students graduated from Western Washington University technology program. Students at Western Washington University paid $6,858 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Washington State's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,696 per year, though tuition can range from $37,225 per year to $2,610 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State technology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 technology 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. Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year

A technology degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Washington State technology professionals:

  1. King County - 2,550 technology professionals
  2. Kitsap County - 970 technology professionals
  3. Pierce County - 300 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,110 technology professionals working in the Washington State then.

Salary

On average, technology professionals earn $64,925 per year. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $22,280 per year or as much as more than $112,850 per year in Washington State. Technology professionals in the following Washington State counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Grays Harbor County - $70,670 per year
  2. Kitsap County - $70,625 per year
  3. Skagit County - $67,885 per year

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

  1. Whatcom County - $48,375 per year
  2. Adams County - $54,320 per year
  3. Spokane County - $55,625 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in Washington State were:

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $68,320 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $61,530 per year

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

  1. Electronics Technology Instructor - $68,320 per year
  2. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $61,530 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Washington State
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Washington State
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Washington State
  • Doctoral Degree in Technology in Washington State
  • Certificate in Technology 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
7,487 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
7,680 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
7,628 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
7,680 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
7,689 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
7,686 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
7,472 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
7,684 miles from location Shoreline Community College Seattle WA 13.8462 n/a 6,277
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
7,687 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
7,740 miles from location Centralia College Centralia WA 18.6955 n/a 3,574
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
7,703 miles from location University of Puget Sound Tacoma WA 72.0673 20% 2,879
7,660 miles from location Bellingham Technical College Bellingham WA 23.5145 n/a 2,864
7,472 miles from location Whitworth University Spokane WA 69.1446 18% 2,781
7,676 miles from location Cascadia Community College Bothell WA 12.7944 n/a 2,727
7,769 miles from location Grays Harbor College Aberdeen WA 13.4003 n/a 2,285
7,687 miles from location The Art Institute of Seattle Seattle WA 25.2395 97% 2,282
7,570 miles from location Big Bend Community College Moses Lake WA 16.8914 n/a 2,169
7,558 miles from location Walla Walla University College Place WA 26.6245 63% 1,808
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
7,694 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
7,684 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Seattle WA 27.2568 n/a 776
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
7,639 miles from location Perry Technical Institute Yakima WA 37.9735 76% 486
7,758 miles from location International Air and Hospitality Academy Vancouver WA 38.5857 100% 424
7,475 miles from location Interface College-Spokane Spokane WA 31.0163 100% 189
7,468 miles from location Alpine College Spokane WA 34.3386 n/a 170
 

Curious what studying Technology 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
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 3,300 $68,320 16.2%
2
Instructional Coordinators + 2,220 $61,530 25.4%
 

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