Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has eleven business and finance schools within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a business and finance program, has a total student population of 45,943. It is the 26th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Washington. To learn more about business and finance programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business and finance professors at University of Washington such as Chris Bauman, William Bradford, David Buckner, Fabio Caldieraro, Ching-Chieh Chang, and Jane George-Falvey.
Business and Finance students from Seattle schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,520 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average salary of $48,190. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $69,320/yr and there are 86,080 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 61.279 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by business and financial operations employees, and 1.080/1000 are held by wholesale and retail buyers.
Of the 11 business and finance schools in Seattle, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr) for business and finance students, with Seattle Community College-South Campus as the lowest, reported at only $6,159/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|