Engineering Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there are 21 accredited schools where engineering classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of Washington State, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  3. Centralia College

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

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  4. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  5. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  6. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  7. Edmonds Community College

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

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  8. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  9. Green River Community College

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

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  10. Pacific Lutheran University

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

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  11. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  12. Seattle Pacific University

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

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  13. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  14. Spokane Falls Community College

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

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  15. Tacoma Community College

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

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  16. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  17. Walla Walla University

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

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  18. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  19. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  20. DeVry University-Washington

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

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  21. DigiPen Institute of Technology

    9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, Washington 98052

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Engineering Employment

Washington State 60,640
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Washington State

37,150 56,200 62,150 64,180 45,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of engineering is growing. There were 7,930 more engineering professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of engineering has grown by 21% in Washington State. This growth is slower than the change in the number of engineering professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% from 2006 to 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$69,316 $73,515 $70,687 $73,967 $79,319
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The amount earned by engineering professionals is increasing in Washington State. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $69,316 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,319 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$49,237
25th percentile
$62,059
50th percentile
$77,236
75th percentile
$96,480
90th percentile
$115,724

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 89% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Washington State

Biomedical Engineering
$79,240
Civil Engineering
$61,180
Computer Engineering
$100,980
Electrical Engineering
$73,485
Engineering
$80,509
Mechanical Engineering
$73,818
Software Engineering
$90,955

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
10
bachelor
33
master
21
doctor
13
Certificate
4
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The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited engineering schools in Washington State is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,048 engineering graduates from engineering courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 1,531 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 25%. 41% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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