Business Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 12 business schools where business faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business in the city of Seattle, which encompasses business training at the following levels:

  • Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Business
  • Bachelors degree in Business
  • Masters degree in Business
  • PhD degree in Business


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Business Employment

Seattle 50,420
Washington 84,360

Of the 84,360 business professionals employed in Washington State, 50,420 work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 16% growth in the number of business professionals. As the employment for business professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Business employment growth

69,480 73,430 77,450 82,030 84,360
43,650 46,230 49,420 51,290 50,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Business VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$95,984 $100,162 $103,434 $102,888 $106,333
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

Salaries for business professionals in Seattle have increased. Seattle business professionals made $106,333 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for business professionals in Seattle was $95,984 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$61,101
25th percentile
$76,870
50th percentile
$83,980
75th percentile
$102,411
90th percentile
$121,993

Business professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $83,980 per year. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $61,101 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $121,993 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Seattle

Human Resources
$40,590
Hospitality
$42,796
Accounting
$50,485
Forensic Accounting
$63,473
Fashion Merchandising
$64,430
Risk Management
$66,540
Restaurant Management
$73,350
Finance
$75,890
Property Management
$77,820
Hotel Management
$78,710
Fashion Marketing
$81,215
Advertising
$84,395
Project Management
$86,063
Management
$98,272
Public Relations
$104,620
Business
$106,333
Sports Management
$107,140
Marketing
$111,050
International Business
$116,442
Business Administration
$123,000
Business Management
$126,691
Small Business
$144,300

Business professional salaries in Seattle are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Seattle

12

Many of Seattle's business professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited business schools in the city.

Business Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
11
bachelor
21
master
15
doctor
3
Certificate
12
Total62

Seattle's business schools offer 62 business degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Seattle

associate
271
bachelor
1,160
master
918
doctor
16
Certificate
162
Total2,527

In 2010 approximately 2,527 students graduated from business courses.

Business Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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