Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has three math schools within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a math 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.
Math students from Seattle schools who go on to become mathematicians, math teachers, biomathematicians, actuaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,770 people working as mathematicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,920. Also, Statisticians make on average $75,220 per year and there are about 21,370 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 3 math schools in Seattle, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr) for math students, with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest, reported at only $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|