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Homeland Security Schools In Washington State

Homeland Security classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited homeland security schools in Washington State. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in homeland security in the state of Washington State, which encompasses homeland security training at the homeland security certificate level.


  1. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Washington State 18,670
National 1,197,720

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

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Washington State

19,080 19,190 19,180 19,490 18,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Homeland Security is a shrinking field in Washington State. 410 less homeland security professionals were working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of homeland security has shrunk by 2% in Washington State. This decline is faster than the change in the number of homeland security professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$42,747 $45,567 $47,777 $50,220 $53,597
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $42,747 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,597 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Washington State

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Thus, homeland security professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. 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 homeland security. The pay differential between the highest paid homeland security professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 149%

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Washington State

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited homeland security schools in Washington State is decreasing. In 2006, 40 students graduated from homeland security courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 6 students graduated.

This represents a 85% decrease in the number of homeland security degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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