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Air Transportation Schools in Washington

588 Air Transport students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Air Transportation is the 43rd most popular major out of a total 306 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Air Transportation Majors in Washington

Air Transport majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 450
Bachelor’s Degree 69
Associate’s Degree 65
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4

Gender Distribution

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

Air Transportation Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of air transport majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.8%
  • White: 41.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.8%
  • Other Races: 16.2%
Air Transportation Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Air Transportation Grads in Washington

10,460 people in the state and 396,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to air transport.

Air Transportation Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Air Transportation Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a air transport grad in the state is $106,360, compared to a typical salary of $96,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Washington that offer air transport degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
110 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $21,900 after graduation. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it.

200 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,859. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The student loan default rate of 5.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,044 Total Students

In their early career, Big Bend Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,000. Of all the students who attend this school, 73% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.


Charter College

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
2,853 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,700 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.00 years.


Walla Walla University

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8 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,854 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Walla Walla U. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

Air Transportation Careers in WA

Some of the careers air transport majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Flight Attendants 22% $65,030
Commercial Pilots 19% $92,140
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 15% $208,000
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 14% $108,530
Airfield Operations Specialists 10% $61,700
Air Traffic Controllers 3% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Marine Transportation 255
Ground Transportation 235

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