Civil Engineering Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 15 accredited civil engineering schools where civil engineering faculty who teach civil engineering classes can find employment. The trends in Washington State's civil engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in civil engineering includes civil engineering training at the following levels:

  • Civil Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering
  • PhD degree in Civil Engineering


Schools

  1. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  2. Centralia College

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

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  3. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  4. Bates Technical College

    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

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  5. Lake Washington Technical College

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

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  6. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  7. Renton Technical College

    3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123

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  8. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  9. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  10. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  11. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  12. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  13. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  14. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  15. Yakima Valley Community College

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Washington State 16,280
National 415,840

Of all of the civil engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Washington State

17,110 17,890 18,280 18,080 16,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, civil engineering is a shrinking field. In Washington State, 830 less civil engineering professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for civil engineering professionals which shows a 3% decrease in the number of civil engineering professionals working around the nation.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$56,300 $58,233 $58,850 $60,043 $61,180
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of civil engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are increasing in Washington State. Civil engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $56,300 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $61,180 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$41,487
25th percentile
$48,397
50th percentile
$58,633
75th percentile
$71,770
90th percentile
$86,300

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Washington State state, within the field of civil engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid civil engineering professionals earn 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Washington State

Architecture
$61,153
Civil Engineering
$61,180
Construction Management
$72,830
Drafting
$58,465
Engineering
$80,509

In Washington State, civil engineering professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
9
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
5
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As the number of civil engineering professionals is decreasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited civil engineering schools in Washington State state is increasing. In 2006 there were 382 civil engineering graduates from civil engineering courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 487 graduates.

This represents a 27% increase in the number of civil engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a associate's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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