Small Business Schools In Washington State

There are 16 accredited small business schools in Washington State for faculty who teach small business classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in small business in the state of Washington State, which encompasses small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. Edmonds Community College

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

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  2. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  3. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  4. Highline Community College

    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, Washington 98198-9800

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  5. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  6. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  7. Shoreline Community College

    16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, Washington 98133-5696

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  8. Skagit Valley College

    2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

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  9. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  10. Spokane Falls Community College

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

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  11. Tacoma Community College

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

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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

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  14. Bakke Graduate University

    1013 8th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104

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  15. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

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  16. Pierce College at Puyallup

    1601 39th Ave SE, Puyallup, Washington 98374-2222

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Small Business Employment

Washington State 22,150
National 1,708,080

Approximately 1% of the country's small business professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Washington State

16,890 17,320 19,240 21,030 22,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Small Business is a growing field in Washington State. There were 5,260 more small business professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has grown by 31%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$121,630 $127,960 $132,470 $130,750 $131,480
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries paid to small business professionals are increasing in Washington State. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $121,630 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $131,480 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$65,630
25th percentile
$83,600
50th percentile
$113,560
75th percentile
$163,920
90th percentile
$214,280

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington State, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of small business. The pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 227%

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Washington State

Accounting
$47,397
Advertising
$77,285
Business Administration
$104,023
Business Management
$111,833
Finance
$70,698
Forensic Accounting
$61,207
Hospitality
$40,159
Human Resources
$70,280
International Business
$98,730
Management
$92,908
Marketing
$95,300
Project Management
$83,608
Property Management
$72,060
Restaurant Management
$67,900
Risk Management
$82,963
Small Business
$131,480

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

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
4
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total20

As the number of small business professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited small business schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In Washington State, there were 113 graduates in 2006. And there were 154 graduates from small business courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 36% percent increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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