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Healthcare Management Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 3 accredited healthcare management schools where healthcare management faculty who teach healthcare management classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in healthcare management in the state of Washington State, which encompasses healthcare management training at the following levels:


  1. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Healthcare Management Employment

Washington State 5,770
National 282,990

Of all of the healthcare management professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Healthcare management professionals In Washington State

2,460 2,550 3,140 3,990 5,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, the field of healthcare management is growing. In 2010 there were 3,310 more healthcare management professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of healthcare management professionals has grown by 135%. This growth is faster than the national trend for healthcare management professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of healthcare management professionals working around the nation.

Healthcare Management VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$107,750 $111,720 $109,570 $109,460 $109,670
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Healthcare Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by healthcare management professionals is increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for healthcare management professionals in 2006 was $107,750 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $109,670 per year.

Salary percentiles for Healthcare management professionals in Washington State

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Thus, there was a 2% growth in healthcare management professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of healthcare management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid healthcare management professionals earn 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Healthcare management professionals and related professions in Washington State

Business Administration
Business Management
Health Information Management
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management

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

Educational Trends

Healthcare Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State


As the number of healthcare management professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited healthcare management schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006, 92 students graduated from healthcare management courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 97 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of healthcare management school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 5%. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in healthcare management.

Healthcare Management Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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