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Natural Resource Management Schools in Washington

80 students earned Resource Management degrees in Washington in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Natural Resource Management is the 154th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Natural Resource Management Majors in Washington

Resource Management majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 33
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19
Associate’s Degree 15
Bachelor’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

Natural Resource Management Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of resource management majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.0%
  • White: 71.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 13.8%
Natural Resource Management Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Natural Resource Management Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 37,820 people employed in jobs related to a resource management degree, compared to 1,826,070 nationwide.

Natural Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Natural Resource Management Jobs in Washington

In this state, resource management grads earn an average of $77,670. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,140.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Washington that offer resource management degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

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

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at UW Seattle. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

#2

Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,159 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Skagit Valley College grads earn an average salary of $27,800. This public school has an average net price of $8,448.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,121 Total Students

The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,439. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 47% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Graduates earn an average $29,900 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,375 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,046.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,444 Total Students

70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,605.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,177 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,200 a year.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,768. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Wazzu.

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,175. The full-time teacher rate is 72%.

Natural Resource Management Careers in WA

Some of the careers resource management majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Managers 22% $116,700
Forestry & Conservation Science Professors 18% $103,980
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 14% $26,510
Fire Fighting Supervisors 11% $100,900
Firefighters 11% $75,200
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 10% $78,870
Police and Detective Supervisors 10% $107,580
Fire Inspectors 10% $78,040
Fish and Game Wardens 8% $79,960
Conservation Scientists 8% $57,680
Foresters 6% $63,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Natural Resources Conservation 829
Forestry 76
Fisheries Sciences 28
Wildlife Management 8
Other Resources & Conservation 3

View all majors related to Natural Resource Management

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