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413 students earned Human Development degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

A Child Development & Family Studies major is the 61st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Child Development & Family Studies Majors in Washington

Human Development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 268
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 132
Associate’s Degree 5
Master’s Degree 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Child Development & Family Studies Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of human development majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 23.2%
  • White: 54.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
Child Development & Family Studies Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Child Development & Family Studies Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 29,100 people employed in jobs related to a human development degree, compared to 1,489,720 nationwide.

Child Development & Family Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Child Development & Family Studies Jobs in Washington

Human Development grads earn an average of $40,200 in the state and $35,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Washington that offer human development degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. 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.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,410 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 73%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,600 a year. 94% of students get financical aid.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
11,658 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at CWU. The 5.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,152 Total Students

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

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,529 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 99% of students get financical aid.

#6

Peninsula College

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

This public school has an average net price of $4,926. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
594 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,235. 81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Bellingham Vocational Technical Institute grads earn an average salary of $34,000. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,377 Total Students

59% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,884 Total Students

The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 65% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Child Development & Family Studies Careers in WA

Some of the careers human development majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Home Economics Professors 25% $61,470
Farm and Home Management Advisors 20% $55,720
Preschool Teachers 17% $31,530
Community and Social Service Specialists 17% $39,610
Social and Human Service Assistants 15% $37,960
Childcare Workers 14% $27,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Other Family & Human Sciences 129
Textile & Apparel Studies 87
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 18
General Family & Consumer Sciences 11
Housing 8

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