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Trade Schools in Washington State

Trade schools in Washington provide Evergreen State residents with affordable programs in a wide range of popular job fields in the Pacific Northwest. Certification and degree courses are available in everything from high technology to healthcare and business, with most schools offering a combination of online courses and campus-based training to accommodate the busy modern student.

This free resource contains general information about the types of jobs one can receive instruction for at vocational schools in Washington, as well as a directory to the programs themselves.

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Trade Schools in WA

List of Trade Schools in WA

There were 54 accredited trade schools in Washington State recognized by the National Center for Education Statistics as of January 2014. The following table contains basic program data for each institution as well as a link to the schools’ websites.

Name Address
Academy of Cosmetology 1368 Jadwin Ave, Richland, Washington 99354-3404
Argosy University-Seattle 2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121
Beauty Academy 208 S Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Bellingham Beauty School 4192 Meridian Street, Bellingham, Washington 98226-5515
BJ’s Beauty & Barber College 5239 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, Washington 98409
Carrington College-Spokane 10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200, Spokane, Washington 99206-4187
Cascade Beauty College 435 E Main St, Auburn, Washington 98002-5504
Cortiva Institute-Seattle 2030 South 314th Street, Federal Way, Washington 98003-5475
Cortiva Institute-Seattle 425 Pontius Ave N Ste 100, Seattle, Washington 98109
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Washington 3600 South 344th Way, Federal Way, Washington 98001-9558
DeVry University-Washington 3600 S 344th Way, Federal Way, Washington 98001-9558
DigiPen Institute of Technology 9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, Washington 98052
Divers Institute of Technology 1341 N. Northlake Way Suite 150, Seattle, Washington 98103
Everest College-Bremerton 155 Washington Ave. Ste. 200, Bremerton, Washington 98337
Everest College-Everett 906 SE Everett Mall Parkway, 6th Floor, Everett, Washington 98208
Everest College-Renton 981 Powell Avenue, Sw, Suite 200, Renton, Washington 98057
Everest College-Seattle 2111 N. Northgate Way, Suite 300, Seattle, Washington 98133
Everest College-Tacoma 2156 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3004
Everest College-Vancouver 120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130, Vancouver, Washington 98684-6950
Everest College-Vancouver Massage Therapy 120 NE 136th Ave- Ste 220, Vancouver, Washington 98684
Evergreen Beauty & Barber College-Bellevue 14045 NE 20th St, Bellevue, Washington 98007
Evergreen Beauty & Barber College-Everett 802 SE Everett Mall Way Ste A, Everett, Washington 98208
Gary Manuel Aveda Institute 1514 10th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98122
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty 6007- A 244th Street SW, Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty-Branch Campus 2222 So. 314 St, Federal Way, Washington 98003
Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design W 309 Riverside Ave, Spokane, Washington 99201
GP Institute of Cosmetology 306 23rd Avenue South Suite 200, Seattle, Washington 98144-2371
Inland Massage Institute 775 E. Holland Ave Suite 110, Spokane, Washington 99218-1257
Interface College-Spokane S 178 Stevens, Spokane, Washington 99201
International Academy of Design and Technology-Seattle 645 Andover Park West, Tukwila, Washington 98188-0000
International Air and Hospitality Academy 2901 E Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, Washington 98661
ITT Technical Institute-Everett 1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220, Everett, Washington 98203
ITT Technical Institute-Seattle 12720 Gateway Dr Ste 100, Seattle, Washington 98168-2610
ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley 13518 E Indiana Avenue, Spokane Valley, Washington 99216-1589
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Seattle 360 Corporate Dr North, Tukwila, Washington 98188
Lucas Marc Academy 71 Gage Blvd., Richland, Washington 99352
Northwest College of Art & Design 16301 Creative Dr NE, Poulsbo, Washington 98370
Northwest Hair Academy 615 S First St, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
Paroba College of Cosmetology 607 SE Everett Mall, Suite 5, Everett, Washington 98208
Paul Mitchell The School-Spokane 15303 East Sprague Avenue, Suite C, Spokane Valley, Washington 99037-5041
Pima Medical Institute-Renton 555 South Renton Village Pl-Ste 400, Renton, Washington 98057
Pima Medical Institute-Seattle 9709 Third Ave NE Suite 400, Seattle, Washington 98115
Professional Beauty School 2105 W Lincoln Ave #2, Yakima, Washington 98902
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine 444 NE Ravenna Blvd-Ste 101, Seattle, Washington 98115-6467
Stylemaster College of Hair Design 1224 Commerce Ave., Longview, Washington 98632-3027
Sunnyside Beauty Academy 440 Barnard Blvd Ste 2, Sunnyside, Washington 98944
The Art Institute of Seattle 2323 Elliott Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1622
The Salon Professional Academy-Tacoma 3702 S Fife Street Ste B102, Tacoma, Washington 98409
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Bellingham 1411 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Shoreline 18336 Aurora Ave. North Suite 103, Shoreline, Washington 98133
Total Cosmetology Training Center 5303 N Market St, Spokane, Washington 99217
University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus 7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553
Victoria’s Academy of Cosmetology 23 W. 1st Ave., Kennewick, Washington 99336
Yakima Beauty School 401 N First St, Yakima, Washington 98901

Employment & Salary Outlook

The Washington Job Market in 2020

Electronics manufacturing (2.6%), software development (2.0%) and professional and business services (2.2%) are expected to be the largest growth industries in Washington State through 2020 and beyond according to official data from the Employment Security Department of Washington State. While some of these jobs can be acquired with a high school diploma or less, the majority of employers in the region do look for candidates with formal vocational education or a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Washington’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

Washington State’s 10 fastest-growing occupations through the Year 2020 are highlighted on the list below. Click on any of the names below to learn more about the position’s long-term employment projections, and to watch a brief video about the field.

Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in WA (2012): $72,000

2010 Employment: 10,830

2020 Employment: 14,760

Pct Change: 36%

 

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Machinists

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship. Median Salary in WA (2012): $46,900 2010 Employment: 4,820 2020 Employment: 6,510 Pct Change: 35%
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Software Developers, Applications

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in WA (2012): $100,100

2010 Employment: 34,260

2020 Employment: 46,030

Pct Change: 34%

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Telemarketers

Minimum Education: Less than high school. Median Salary in WA (2012): $22,900 2010 Employment: 5,810 2020 Employment: 7,740 Pct Change: 33%  
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Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

Minimum Education: High school diploma.

Median Salary in WA (2012): $33,000

2010 Employment: 4,100

2020 Employment: 5,430

Pct Change: 32%

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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree. Median Salary in WA (2012): $60,400 2010 Employment: 4,730 2020 Employment: 6,240 Pct Change: 32%  
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Multimedia Artists and Animators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in WA (2012): $63,300

2010 Employment: 5,710

2020 Employment: 7,480

Pct Change: 31%

 

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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT). Median Salary in WA (2012): $80,200 2010 Employment: 4,410 2020 Employment: 5,630 Pct Change: 28%  
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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Minimum Education: High school diploma.

Median Salary in WA (2012): $48,000

2010 Employment: 11,590

2020 Employment: 14,720

Pct Change: 27%

 

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Software Developers, Systems Software

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree. Median Salary in WA (2012): $97,800 2010 Employment: 15,050 2020 Employment: 19,100 Pct Change: 27%  
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Source: Washington State Employment Security Department, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch

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