Human Resources Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has 2 schools where human resources faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human resources in the city of Seattle, which encompasses human resources training at the following levels:

  • Human Resources Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Human Resources Employment

Seattle 1,430
Washington 15,360

Of the 5,530 human resources professionals employed in Washington State, 1,430 work in Seattle. The number of human resources professionals in Seattle has shrunk by 58% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of human resources professionals in Seattle has decreased, overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Human Resources employment growth

6,420 7,680 7,940 7,410 5,530
3,420 4,540 4,840 4,560 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Human Resources VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$49,790 $49,615 $50,750 $52,520 $40,590
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for human resources professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $40,590 per year was earned by human resources professionals in Seattle. The average salary for human resources professionals in Seattle was $49,790 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of human resources professionals in Seattle is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Seattle

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Human resources professionals make a median salary of $39,910 per year in Seattle. The 10% of human resources professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,000 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,470 per year.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Seattle

Human Resources
Business Administration
Business Management

On average human resources professional salaries in Seattle are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Resources schools in Seattle


There are 2 accredited human resources schools in the city. Many of Seattle's human resources professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Resources Programs Offered In Seattle


Seattle's human resources schools offer 3 human resources degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Human Resources Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 47 students completed human resources courses in 2010.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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