Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has one construction school within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus 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.
Construction students from Seattle schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,800 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average salary of $36,090. Construction managers in this area earn $114,680/yr and there are 2,450 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 1.742 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by construction managers, and 2.709/1000 are held by painters, construction and maintenance.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Washington-Seattle Campus ends up costing a student $8,906/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|