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Computer Programming Schools in Washington

843 Programming students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Computer Programming is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Computer Programming Majors in Washington

Programming majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 373
Associate’s Degree 214
Bachelor’s Degree 130
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 104
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 104
Master’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Programming Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 44.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.1%
  • Other Races: 20.2%
Computer Programming Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Programming Grads in Washington

There are 90,220 people in the state and 1,880,050 people in the nation working in programming jobs.

Computer Programming Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Computer Programming Jobs in Washington

In this state, programming grads earn an average of $94,060. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Washington that offer programming degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,041 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,471 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 47% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
970 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#5

Cascadia College

Bothell
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,396 Total Students

36% of students get financical aid. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

#6

Bellevue College

Bellevue
57 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,226 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,670 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 37% of students receive it. A typical student attending LWTech will pay a net price of $9,582.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,905 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $6,859. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#9

Peninsula College

Port Angeles
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,052 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,872 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,678. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Computer Programming Careers in WA

Some of the careers programming majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 63% $128,200
Web Developers 50% $89,660
Systems Software Developers 34% $121,470
Computer Network Support Specialists 29% $74,380
Computer Science Professors 20% $66,060
Computer Programmers 12% $131,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Information Technology 1,875
Computer Information Systems 1,661
Computer Science 1,283
Computer Software Applications 672
Computer Systems Networking 603
Data Entry 225
Information Science 153
Data Processing 115

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