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Library & Information Science Schools in Washington

124 students earned Library Science degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Library & Information Science is the 139th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in Washington

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 124

Gender Distribution

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

Library & Information Science Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 74.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Library & Information Science Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in Washington

14,490 people in the state and 599,610 in the nation are employed in jobs related to library science.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a library science grad in the state is $71,780, compared to a typical salary of $61,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

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

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending UW Seattle will pay a net price of $12,001. 61% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Library & Information Science Careers in WA

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Managers 22% $116,700
Library Science Professors 18% $91,670
Librarians 17% $72,690
Archivists 14% $53,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Library & Archives Assisting 18
Other Library & Archives Assisting 7

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