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Food Processing Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 7 students earned their Food Processing degrees in WA.

A Food Processing major is the 248th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Food Processing Majors in Washington

Food Processing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a food processing major is more popular with women than with men.

Food Processing Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of food processing majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 57.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.3%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Food Processing Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Food Processing Grads in Washington

There are 1,520 people in the state and 45,850 people in the nation working in food processing jobs.

Food Processing Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Food Processing Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a food processing grad in the state is $53,950, compared to a typical salary of $50,790 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Washington that offer food processing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,600 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 90% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,456 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,293. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Food Processing Careers in WA

Some of the careers food processing majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Agricultural Inspectors 14% $48,540
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 10% $53,150
Agricultural Sciences Professors 0% $88,800

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to food processing.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Horticulture 316
Agricultural Production 164
Animal Science 76
Plant Sciences 55
Agricultural Economics 36
General Agriculture 33
Food Science Technology 28
Agricultural Mechanization 23

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