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Information Technology Schools in Washington

In 2019-2020, 1,858 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 150

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
  • White: 49.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.1%
  • Other Races: 19.6%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Washington

There are 86,010 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.

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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.

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There are 5 colleges in Washington that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
48,149 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 56% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
5,364 Total Students

In their early career, UW Tacoma grads earn an average salary of $44,900. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 78% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,052 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,100 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. The full-time teacher rate is 9%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,174 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,304 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 63% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UW Bothell will pay a net price of $11,060.

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

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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