Washington contains two schools that offer home inspection programs. Bellingham Technical College, the highest-ranking home inspection school in WA, has a total student population of 2,864 and is the 3340th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 home inspection schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellingham Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($8,289/yr), with Edmonds Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,935/yr.
Home Inspection students from Washington schools who go on to become home inspectors, real estate inspectors, housing quality standard inspectors, housing inspectors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 90,730 people working as construction and building inspectors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,550. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Washington alone, there are 220 employed fire inspectors and investigators earning an average yearly salary of $76,610. Construction and building inspectors in this state earn $62,160/yr and there are 2,490 employed.
Also, within the home inspection schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from home inspection, 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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