Washington Colleges

In Washington state, there are 117 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Washington state.
Washington State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools117
Public44
Private not-for-profit28
Private for-profit45
4 Years or more68
2-4 Years22
Less Than 2 Years27
Next table shows the faculty (instructional Staff) average salary by academic rank. The average salary is calculated and weighted with for all 9, 10, 11, or 12-months contracted instructional staffs.
Average Faculty (Instructional Staff) Salary By Academic Rank At Washington colleges
Academic RankHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Professor2,241 $8,773 $105,272
Associate professor1,887 $7,168 $86,013
Assistant professor1,619 $6,502 $78,019
Instructor982 $5,343 $64,122
Lecturer664 $5,833 $69,990
No academic rank3,529 $5,708 $68,493
All instructional staff total10,922 $6,153 $73,836
Next table summarizes non-instructional Staffs average salary and headcount by occupation.
Average Staffs Salary By Occupation At Washington colleges
OccupationHeadcountAverage Salary (Month)Average Salary (Annual)
Non-instructional staff total26,801 $4,476 $53,713
Postsecondary Teachers - Research1,172 $5,588 $67,060
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service13 $5,742 $68,902
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support2,265 $3,991 $47,891
Management4,181 $6,870 $82,438
Business and Financial Operations3,404 $4,737 $56,848
Computer, Engineering, and Science2,901 $5,108 $61,300
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media2,128 $4,457 $53,480
Healthcare Practioners and Technical417 $4,145 $49,739
Service2,797 $2,852 $34,221
Sales and related180 $3,007 $36,088
Office and Administrative Support5,656 $3,271 $39,257
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance1,439 $3,817 $45,809
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving248 $3,656 $43,875
Note again, you can access all staffs and faculties statistics including occupation, gender, race, and new hiring at Washington colleges on Staff/Faculty Directory