Theology Schools In Washington State

Theology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 17 accredited theology schools in Washington State. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the theology academic community in Washington State, and the future trends in theology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  2. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  3. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  4. Corban University School of Ministry

    4301 N Stevens, Tacoma, Washington 98407-6699

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  5. Northwest University

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

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  6. Pacific Lutheran University

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

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  7. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  8. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  9. Seattle Pacific University

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

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  10. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  11. Walla Walla University

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

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  12. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  13. Whitman College

    345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362

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  14. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  15. Bakke Graduate University

    1013 8th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104

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  16. Mars Hill Graduate School

    2501 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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  17. Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

    3504 N Pearl St, Tacoma, Washington 98407-0186

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Theology Employment

Washington State 1,080
National 64,070

Of all of the theology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Washington State

480 820 780 940 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of theology professionals is growing in Washington State. In 2010 there were 600 more theology professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. This represents a 125% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for theology professionals which shows a 15% increase in the number of theology professionals working around the nation.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$52,420 $55,155 $55,405 $54,065 $54,310
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of theology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to theology professionals are increasing in Washington State. Theology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,420 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,310 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$31,015
25th percentile
$40,895
50th percentile
$52,805
75th percentile
$64,645
90th percentile
$79,910

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid theology professionals earn 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Washington State

Christian Counseling
$58,870
Ministry
$57,590
Theology
$54,310

In Washington State, theology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
24
master
14
doctor
3
Certificate
4
Total47

As the number of theology professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited theology schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 388 theology graduates from theology courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 449 graduates.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of theology degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. Most of these graduates, or 51%, earned an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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