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Genetics Schools in Washington

25 Genetics students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Genetics major is the 199th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Bachelor’s Degree 9
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 64.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.0%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Genetics Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Washington

9,710 people in the state and 274,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to genetics.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Washington

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $85,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UW Seattle. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,001.

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

The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Genetics Careers in WA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Medical Scientists 19% $78,680
Biological Science Professors 19% $68,110
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $141,360
Biological Scientists 11% $79,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
General Biology 1,487
Biochemistry & Biophysics 493
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 397
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 321
Ecology & Systematics Biology 154
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 151
Microbiology Science & Immunology 122
Zoology 62

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