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Business & Commerce Schools in Washington

2,458 General Business students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Business & Commerce is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Washington

General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,968
Bachelor’s Degree 413
Master’s Degree 77

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.9%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.2%
  • Other Races: 11.9%
Business & Commerce Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Washington

117,530 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $116,690, compared to a typical salary of $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 40 colleges in Washington that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

385 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,563 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. In their early career, Gonzaga grads earn an average salary of $47,100.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

A typical student attending Edmonds Community College will pay a net price of $6,845. In their early career, Edmonds Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,200. Of all the students who attend this school, 62% get financial aid.

#3

Bellevue College

Bellevue
188 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,226 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,021. 99% of the teachers are full time. 41% of students get financical aid.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,802 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,614. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#5

Clark College

Vancouver
117 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,878 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 54% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,647. Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation.

#7

Cascadia College

Bothell
107 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,396 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,741. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 36% get financial aid.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,242 Total Students

A typical student attending Tacoma Community College will pay a net price of $5,722. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 44% get financial aid.

#9

Highline College

Des Moines
98 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,530 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,200 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,129. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,957 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 49% of students get financical aid.

Business & Commerce Careers in WA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Management Analysts 34% $97,910
Managers 22% $116,700
Sales Managers 21% $128,490
Chief Executives 20% $206,560
Construction Managers 20% $95,840
Cost Estimators 20% $72,420
General and Operations Managers 19% $104,160
Business Professors 18% $65,390
Social and Community Service Managers 17% $61,310
Administrative Services Managers 15% $111,640
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 14% $108,530
Industrial Production Managers 4% $119,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Business Administration & Management 5,067
Accounting 2,573
Marketing 1,067
Finance & Financial Management 885
Business Support & Assistance 744
Entrepreneurial Studies 314
Hospitality Management 300
Management Information Systems 244

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