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Math in Washington State

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Schools Offering Math Programs in Washington State

Around 0.3% of Washington State's graduates graduate from math degree programs every year. Thus, Washington State's 16 math schools put out approximately 466 math professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State that has a math 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, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated 231 students from its math program. Tuition at University of Washington-Seattle Campus was $8,701 per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a math program is Whitman College. Whitman College, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in Walla Walla. In 2010, Whitman College graduated 12 students from its math program. Students at Whitman College paid $38,770 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Washington State that has a math program is Washington State University. Washington State University, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Pullman. In 2010, 49 students graduated from Washington State University math program. Washington State University charged in-state students $9,489 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a Washington State math school, average tuition will be $21,971 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,622 per year to $38,770 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Washington State math schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Whitman College - located in Walla Walla, students are charged $38,770 per year
  2. University of Puget Sound - located in Tacoma, students are charged $37,225 per year
  3. Gonzaga University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,925 per year

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

  1. Eastern Washington University - located in Cheney, students are charged $6,622 per year
  2. Western Washington University - located in Bellingham, students are charged $6,858 per year
  3. Central Washington University - located in Ellensburg, students are charged $7,110 per year

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

In Washington State, the largest numbers of math professional work in the following counties:

  1. King County - 1,080 math professionals
  2. Spokane County - 90 math professionals
  3. Pierce County - 60 math professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of math professionals is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,150 math professionals working in Washington State then. Of these 1,150 math professionals, the government predicts that an unknown number will be mathematics professors, 730 will be statisticians, and 420 will be actuaries.


On average, math professionals earn a salary of $81,923 per year in Washington State state. In 2010, however, some Washington State math professional earned as little as less than $35,950 per year or as much as more than $139,920 per year. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for math professionals:

  1. King County - $87,437 per year
  2. Whatcom County - $85,250 per year
  3. Thurston County - $71,230 per year

Math professionals in the following counties in Washington State make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Pierce County - $50,930 per year
  2. Spokane County - $60,310 per year
  3. Columbia County - $61,770 per year

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

  1. Actuary - $99,410 per year
  2. Statistician - $75,260 per year
  3. Mathematics Professor - $71,100 per year

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

  1. Statistician - $75,260 per year
  2. Mathematics Professor - $71,100 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math in Washington State
  • Master's Degree in Math in Washington State
  • Doctoral Degree in Math in Washington State

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 720 $71,100 -4.0%
Statisticians 500 $75,260 -29.6%
Actuaries 430 $99,410

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