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Business Support & Assistance Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 744 students earned their Business Support degrees in WA.

A Business Support & Assistance major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Support & Assistance Majors in Washington

Business Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 441
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 202
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 202
Associate’s Degree 101

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a business support major is more popular with women than with men.

Business Support & Assistance Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business support majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.3%
  • White: 58.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 16.0%
Business Support & Assistance Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Support & Assistance Grads in Washington

226,090 people in the state and 10,836,830 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business support.

Business Support & Assistance Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Business Support & Assistance Jobs in Washington

In this state, business support grads earn an average of $45,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $41,160.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Washington that offer business support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,435 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,647. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Peninsula College

Port Angeles
76 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,966 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation. A typical student attending Peninsula College will pay a net price of $4,926.

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,325 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,111.

#4

Charter College

Vancouver
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
2,474 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 32% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,977 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending Everett Community College will pay a net price of $8,602. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,974 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,200 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,225 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. 71% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,650 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it.

#9

Olympic College

Bremerton
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,278 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,368.

#10

Clark College

Vancouver
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,233 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. A typical student attending Clark College will pay a net price of $7,304.

Business Support & Assistance Careers in WA

Some of the careers business support majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Cargo and Freight Agents 16% $49,550
Customer Service Representatives 16% $37,960
Receptionists and Information Clerks 15% $33,230
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 14% $41,970
Office Clerks 14% $37,780
Dispatchers 10% $47,840
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 8% $47,450
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 5% $44,670
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 4% $61,190
Procurement Clerks 3% $48,390
Word Processors and Typists -26% $42,580

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business support.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Business Administration & Management 5,067
Accounting 2,573
Business & Commerce 2,458
Marketing 1,067
Finance & Financial Management 885
Entrepreneurial Studies 314
Hospitality Management 300
Management Information Systems 244

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