Bellingham, WA (population: 82,173) has one transportation school within its city limits. Bellingham Technical College has a total student population of 2,864. It is the 3340th highest ranked school in the USA and the 59th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Transportation students from Bellingham schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Bellingham area alone, there are 60 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average salary of $25,110. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this area earn $78,920/yr and there are 50 employed.
Bellingham lies in Whatcom county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Bellingham area has 76,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.5% unemployment rate, $19.17/hr average worker wage, and a $39,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.659 out of every 1000 jobs in Bellingham are held by transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 0.809/1000 are held by reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellingham Technical College ends up costing a student $8,289/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bellingham|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||99.1 miles|