Washington contains two schools that offer retail management programs. Bates Technical College, the highest-ranking retail management school in WA, has a total student population of 5,458 and is the 4749th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 retail management schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bates Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($12,542/yr), with Tacoma Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,210/yr.
Retail Management students from Washington schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Washington alone, there are 21,030 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $130,750. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $42,910/yr and there are 20,560 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from retail management, 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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