Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has thirteen insurance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Everest College-Everett, the highest ranked school in this group with an insurance program, has a total student population of 836. It is the 1415th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Insurance students from Seattle schools who go on to become insurance agents, insurance brokers, insurance consultants, insurance managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,960 people working as insurance appraisers, auto damage alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,180. Also, Insurance sales agents make on average $61,330 per year and there are about 325,710 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 13 insurance schools with a 100-mile radius of Seattle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Tacoma comes out as the most expensive ($20,848/yr) for insurance students, with Green River Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,158/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|