Washington contains eighteen schools that offer court reporting programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking court reporting school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 court reporting schools in Washington, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($22,705/yr), with Clark College as the lowest recorded at only $5,278/yr.
Court Reporting students from Washington schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Washington alone, there are 1,750 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $38,270. Court reporters in this state earn $69,200/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from court reporting, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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