Washington Colleges

In Washington state, there are 124 colleges and universities. Next table shows general information about colleges in Washington state.
Washington State Colleges General Information
Number of Schools124
Public44
Private not-for-profit30
Private for-profit50
4 Years or more58
2-4 Years38
Less Than 2 Years28
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)
Professor2,257 $8,338 $100,052
Associate professor1,887 $7,168 $86,013
Assistant professor1,619 $6,502 $78,019
Instructor949 $5,402 $64,818
Lecturer664 $5,833 $69,990
No academic rank3,552 $5,605 $67,266
All instructional staff total10,928 $6,041 $72,487
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 total26,678 $4,485 $53,825
Postsecondary Teachers - Research1,172 $5,588 $67,060
Postsecondary Teachers - Public service13 $5,742 $68,902
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, other teaching and Instructional support2,228 $4,019 $48,228
Management4,156 $6,887 $82,649
Business and Financial Operations3,416 $4,732 $56,788
Computer, Engineering, and Science2,897 $5,109 $61,310
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media2,128 $4,457 $53,480
Healthcare Practioners and Technical418 $4,144 $49,725
Service2,797 $2,852 $34,227
Sales and related133 $3,087 $37,045
Office and Administrative Support5,633 $3,282 $39,385
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