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Horticulture Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 316 students earned their Horticulture degrees in WA.

In terms of popularity, Horticulture is the 74th most popular major in the state out of a total 306 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Horticulture Majors in Washington

Horticulture majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 210
Associate’s Degree 52
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 42
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 42
Bachelor’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Horticulture Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of horticulture majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 63.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 23.7%
Horticulture Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Horticulture Grads in Washington

There are 25,690 people in the state and 1,323,000 people in the nation working in horticulture jobs.

Horticulture Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Horticulture Jobs in Washington

Horticulture grads earn an average of $55,720 in the state and $51,280 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Washington that offer horticulture degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,722. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,620 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,582. 97% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Centralia College

Centralia
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,077 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid.

#4

Peninsula College

Port Angeles
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,966 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

98% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,141 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,252.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

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

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,671 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,176. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,700 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,974 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,200 after graduation. 97% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,678.

#10

Highline College

Des Moines
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,310 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $7,129.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,973 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. A typical student attending CPTC will pay a net price of $6,859.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,352 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,605. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

Horticulture Careers in WA

Some of the careers horticulture majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Supervisors 32% $54,030
Pesticide Applicators 25% $35,870
Retail Sales Supervisors 10% $44,790
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers 8% $79,880
Agricultural Sciences Professors 0% $88,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Agricultural Production 164
Animal Science 76
Plant Sciences 55
Agricultural Economics 36
General Agriculture 33
Food Science Technology 28
Agricultural Mechanization 23
Food Processing 7

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