Human Services Schools In Washington State

There are 12 accredited human services schools in Washington State for faculty who teach human services classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the state of Washington State, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:

  • Human Services Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  2. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  3. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  4. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  5. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  6. Pacific Lutheran University

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

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  7. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  8. Walla Walla University

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

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  9. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  10. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  11. University of Washington-Tacoma Campus

    1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100

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  12. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Human Services Employment

Washington State 27,290
National 913,960

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

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Washington State

24,140 21,920 19,820 20,260 27,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, human services is a growing field. In 2010 there were 3,150 more human services professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of human services professionals has grown by 13%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of human services professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$39,544 $41,468 $42,896 $43,034 $44,777
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by human services professionals is increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for human services professionals in 2006 was $39,544 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,777 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$28,598
25th percentile
$35,883
50th percentile
$44,528
75th percentile
$53,002
90th percentile
$60,707

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of human services. The pay differential between the highest paid human services professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 112%

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Washington State

Human Services
$44,777
Mental Health
$38,620
Public Administration
$99,225
Public Health
$69,923
Social Work
$48,368
Sociology
$62,645

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

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total18

As the number of human services professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited human services schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006, 827 students graduated from human services courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 856 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 4%. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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