Educational Leadership Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there are 16 accredited schools where educational leadership classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the educational leadership academic community in Washington State, and the future trends in educational leadership training at the following levels:

  • Educational Leadership Certificate
  • Associates degree in Educational Leadership
  • Masters degree in Educational Leadership
  • PhD degree in Educational Leadership


Schools

  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  2. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  3. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  4. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  5. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  6. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  7. Pacific Lutheran University

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

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  8. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  9. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  10. Seattle Pacific University

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

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  11. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  12. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  13. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  15. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  16. Argosy University-Seattle

    2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Educational Leadership Employment

Washington State 6,760
National 411,430

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

Employment Growth for Educational leadership professionals In Washington State

6,820 6,930 7,080 6,720 6,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Educational Leadership is a shrinking field in Washington State. In Washington State, 60 less educational leadership professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of educational leadership professionals has shrunk by 1%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of educational leadership professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of educational leadership professionals has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Educational Leadership VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$69,458 $72,658 $74,890 $84,263 $87,687
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Educational Leadership
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by educational leadership professionals is increasing in Washington State. Educational leadership professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,458 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $87,687 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Educational leadership professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$58,070
25th percentile
$68,130
50th percentile
$84,273
75th percentile
$102,167
90th percentile
$125,033

This represents a growth in salaries of 21%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 115% pay differential between the highest paid educational leadership professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of educational leadership in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Educational leadership professionals and related professions in Washington State

Educational Leadership
$87,687
Special Education
$56,987
Teaching
$67,340

Educational leadership professionals in Washington State earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Educational Leadership programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
33
doctor
8
Certificate
10
Total52

The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited educational leadership schools in Washington State is increasing. In 2006, 685 students graduated from educational leadership courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 753 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of educational leadership school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. A majority of these graduates, or 63%, graduated with an master's degree in educational leadership.

Educational Leadership Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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