Teaching Schools In Washington State

Teaching classes faculty can choose to work at one of 50 accredited teaching schools in Washington State. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in teaching in the state of Washington State, which encompasses teaching training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bellevue College

    3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, Washington 98007-6484

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  2. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  3. Big Bend Community College

    7662 Chanute St, Moses Lake, Washington 98837-3299

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  4. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  5. Centralia College

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

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  6. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  7. Clark College

    1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598

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  8. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  9. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  10. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  11. Edmonds Community College

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

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  12. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  13. The Evergreen State College

    2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia, Washington 98505-0001

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  14. Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom

    9401 Farwest Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington 98498-1999

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  15. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  16. Grays Harbor College

    1620 Edward P Smith Drive, Aberdeen, Washington 98520-7599

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  17. Green River Community College

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

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  18. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  19. Highline Community College

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

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  20. Lake Washington Technical College

    11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98034-8506

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  21. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  22. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  23. Seattle Community College-North Campus

    9600 College Way North, Seattle, Washington 98103-3599

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  24. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  25. Olympic College

    1600 Chester Ave, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1699

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  26. Pacific Lutheran University

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

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  27. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  28. Renton Technical College

    3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123

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  29. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  30. Seattle Community College-Central Campus

    1701 Broadway Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98122

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  31. Seattle Pacific University

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

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  32. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  33. Shoreline Community College

    16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, Washington 98133-5696

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  34. Skagit Valley College

    2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

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  35. South Puget Sound Community College

    2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, Washington 98512-6292

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  36. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  37. Spokane Falls Community College

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

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  38. Tacoma Community College

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

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  39. Walla Walla Community College

    500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla, Washington 99362-9267

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  40. Walla Walla University

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

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  41. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  42. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  43. Wenatchee Valley College

    1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, Washington 98801-1799

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  44. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  45. Whatcom Community College

    237 W Kellogg Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226

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  46. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  47. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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  48. Antioch University Seattle

    2326 6th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1814

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  49. Northwest Indian College

    2522 Kwina Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226-9217

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  50. Cascadia Community College

    18345 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8205

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Teaching Employment

Washington State 73,230
National 4,078,490

Approximately 2% of the country's teaching professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Washington State

68,030 69,310 68,230 69,750 70,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, teaching is a growing field. In 2010 there were 2,490 more teaching professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of teaching professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$56,917 $60,067 $61,342 $62,170 $68,459
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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As the number of teaching professionals is growing, the salaries paid to teaching professionals are increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for teaching professionals in 2006 was $56,917 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,459 per year.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$40,928
25th percentile
$50,228
50th percentile
$63,642
75th percentile
$82,811
90th percentile
$92,380

Thus, teaching professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 126% pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching in Washington State.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Washington State

Early Childhood Education
$45,323
Educational Leadership
$87,687
Elementary Education
$65,312
Special Education
$56,987
Teaching
$67,340

In Washington State, teaching professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
51
bachelor
83
master
57
doctor
2
Certificate
40
Total233

As the number of teaching professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 50 accredited teaching schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006, 2,975 students graduated from teaching courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 3,137 students graduated.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of teaching degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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