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Information Technology Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 147 students earned their IT degrees in WA.

An Information Technology major is the 26th most popular major in this state.

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
Master’s Degree 147

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: 14.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 22.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 44.9%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
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 5 colleges in Washington that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $12,001.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,329 Total Students

83% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UW Tacoma grads earn an average salary of $44,900. The average student takes 4.22 years to complete their degree at UW Tacoma.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
1,960 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $23,557. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. The full-time teacher rate is 8%.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,175. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 62% of students get financical aid.

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 433
Computer Science 183
Information Science 150
Computer Programming 22
Computer Software Applications 15

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