Business Schools In Washington State

Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 67 accredited business schools in Washington State. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in business in the state of Washington State, 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


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Seattle

    2323 Elliott Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1622

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  2. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  3. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  4. Big Bend Community College

    7662 Chanute St, Moses Lake, Washington 98837-3299

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  5. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  6. Centralia College

    600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, Washington 98531-4099

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  7. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  8. Clark College

    1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598

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  9. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  10. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  11. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  12. Edmonds Community College

    20000 68th Ave W, Lynnwood, Washington 98036-5912

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  13. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  14. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  15. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  16. Grays Harbor College

    1620 Edward P Smith Drive, Aberdeen, Washington 98520-7599

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  17. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  18. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  19. Highline Community College

    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, Washington 98198-9800

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  20. ITT Technical Institute-Seattle

    12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100, Seattle, Washington 98168-2610

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  21. ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley

    13518 E Indiana Avenue, Spokane Valley, Washington 99216-1589

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  22. Bates Technical College

    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

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  23. Lake Washington Technical College

    11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506

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  24. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  25. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  26. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  27. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  28. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  29. Perry Technical Institute

    2011 W Washington Ave., Yakima, Washington 98903-1296

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  30. Pacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

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  31. Peninsula College

    1502 E Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles, Washington 98362

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  32. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  33. Renton Technical College

    3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123

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  34. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  35. Seattle Community College-South Campus

    6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106-1499

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  36. Seattle Community College-Central Campus

    1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122

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  37. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

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  38. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  39. Shoreline Community College

    16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, Washington 98133-5696

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  40. Skagit Valley College

    2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

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  41. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  42. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  43. Spokane Falls Community College

    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, Washington 99224-5288

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  44. Tacoma Community College

    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

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  45. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  46. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  47. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  48. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  49. Wenatchee Valley College

    1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, Washington 98801-1799

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  50. Everest College-Vancouver

    120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130, Vancouver, Washington 98684-6950

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  51. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  52. Whatcom Community College

    237 W Kellogg Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226

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  53. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  54. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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  55. Antioch University Seattle

    2326 6th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1814

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  56. University of Washington-Bothell Campus

    18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8246

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  57. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

    1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100

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  58. Northwest Indian College

    2522 Kwina Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226-9217

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  59. Seattle Vocational Institute

    2120 S Jackson, Seattle, Washington 98144-2219

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  60. ITT Technical Institute-Everett

    1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220, Everett, Washington 98203

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  61. Bakke Graduate University

    1013 8th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104

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  62. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

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  63. Argosy University-Seattle

    2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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  64. Pierce College at Puyallup

    1601 39th Ave SE, Puyallup, Washington 98374-2222

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  65. Cascadia Community College

    18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8205

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  66. DeVry University-Washington

    3600 S 344th Way, Federal Way, Washington 98001-9558

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  67. Bainbridge Graduate Institute

    284 Madrona Way NE Ste 124, Bainbridge Island, Washington 98110

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Business Employment

Washington State 84,360
National 4,698,490

Of all of the business professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Business professionals In Washington State

69,480 73,430 77,450 82,030 84,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of business professionals is growing in Washington State. 14,880 more business professionals were working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of business has grown by 21% in Washington State. This growth is faster than the national trend for business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of business professionals working around the nation.

Business VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$90,156 $93,628 $95,627 $96,107 $100,314
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business
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The salaries paid to business professionals are growing in Washington State. In 2006 business professionals made a mean salary of $90,156 per year, and in 2010 they made $100,314 per year.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$57,401
25th percentile
$71,424
50th percentile
$74,194
75th percentile
$97,944
90th percentile
$121,694

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid business professionals earning 49% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Washington State

Accounting
$47,397
Advertising
$77,285
Business
$100,314
Business Administration
$104,023
Business Management
$111,833
Fashion Marketing
$78,645
Fashion Merchandising
$61,125
Finance
$70,698
Forensic Accounting
$61,207
Hospitality
$40,159
Hotel Management
$71,260
Human Resources
$70,280
International Business
$98,730
Management
$92,908
Marketing
$95,300
Project Management
$83,608
Property Management
$72,060
Public Relations
$96,950
Restaurant Management
$67,900
Risk Management
$82,963
Small Business
$131,480
Sports Management
$102,010
Supply Chain Management
$81,670

In Washington State, business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
146
bachelor
103
master
57
doctor
5
Certificate
134
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As the number of business professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 67 accredited business schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 8,910 business graduates from business courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 10,770 graduates.

This represents a 21% increase in the number of business degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a associate's degree in business.

Business Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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