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Information Technology Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 1,875 students earned their IT degrees in WA.

In this state, Information Technology is the 9th most popular major out of a total 306 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,054
Associate’s Degree 344
Bachelor’s Degree 212
Master’s Degree 147
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 118
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 118

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 53.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.1%
  • Other Races: 19.3%
Information Technology Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 86,010 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $94,060, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Washington that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

319 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

In their early career, GRC grads earn an average salary of $29,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. 47% of students get financical aid.

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,200 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,845. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,263 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 30%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,802.

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

Graduates earn an average $44,900 after graduation. 61% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,375 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,242 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,722. 44% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
12,342 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 90% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at CWU.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,034 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,957 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 49% of students receive it.

Information Technology Careers in WA

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Computer Workers 53% $87,760
Web Developers 50% $89,660
Computer and Information Systems Managers 46% $148,060
Information Security Analysts 43% $105,080
Computer User Support Specialists 35% $56,650
Database Administrators 32% $109,030
Computer Network Support Specialists 29% $74,380
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 28% $89,430
Managers 22% $116,700
Computer Network Architects 21% $99,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Computer Information Systems 1,661
Computer Science 1,283
Computer Programming 843
Computer Software Applications 672
Computer Systems Networking 603
Data Entry 225
Information Science 153
Data Processing 115

View all majors related to Information Technology

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