Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has three spanish schools within its city limits. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a spanish 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. To learn more about spanish programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of spanish professors at University of Washington such as Guzman Alita, Ganeshdath Basdeo, Kelly Fox, Inma Raneda-Cuartero, Alberto Requejo, and Rita Wirkala.
Spanish students from Seattle schools who go on to become spanish teachers, spanish interpreters, spanish tutors, spanish language and culture specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 27,020 people working as foreign language and literature teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,300. Also, Vocational education teachers make on average $52,030 per year and there are about 114,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,810 employed vocational education teachers earning an average salary of $61,120. Foreign language and literature teachers in this area earn $53,270/yr and there are 350 employed.
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. Thus, about 0.251 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by foreign language and literature teachers, and 1.998/1000 are held by vocational education teachers.
Of the 3 spanish 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 spanish 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|