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Seattle Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

Seattle Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

When you think of Seattle, you may automatically think of Microsoft. Though it's definitely a top name in Seattle, there are a great many other technical firms that have helped trade schools offering degree, certificate, and diploma programs in every aspect of information technology flourish in the city. You may also want to consider the nearly unlimited spectrum of other courses and training available at Seattle vocational schools and technical schools. Whether you want a job in healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, or financial services, Seattle has a trade school that will fit your needs perfectly. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) cites selected job statistics for metro Seattle in May 2009 as follows:

  • Education and Health Services. 160,300 jobs
  • Financial Activities. 85,600 jobs
  • Information. 83,000 jobs
  • Manufacturing. 157,800 jobs
  • Professional and Business Services. 201,600 jobs
  • Trade, Transportation, and Utilities. 257,100 jobs

Seattle, Washington's Economy and the Careers It Supports

Metropolitan Seattle is a major West Coast seaport, the largest city in Washington State, and the most populous northwest U.S. city, with 3.3 million residents. The city became a hotbed of computer and information technology companies in 1979, when Microsoft moved its headquarters from New Mexico to Bellevue, a Seattle suburb. Other important Seattle employment sectors include large and small aircraft manufacturing, the cruise industry, and health care. CNN.com puts the median Seattle family salary at $77, 468 in 2008; BLS lists the following 2008 median hourly wages for selected jobs in Seattle:

  • Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels at $33.88
  • Chefs and Head Cooks at $22.16
  • Computer Programmers at $43.03
  • Computer Software Applications Engineers at $44.16
  • Mechanical Drafters at $30.80
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants at $24.25

Seattle is a city of diverse industries and has the trade schools to support them. Whether you're interested in working in the technology, manufacturing, leisure and recreation, or health care sectors, enrolling at a Seattle vocational school is a fruitful first step.

Schools are available in the following Seattle zip codes: 98057, 98121, 98115, 98057, 98188, 98036, 98001, 98168, 98203. Begin your career training at one of our Seattle area Schools today.
Vocational Schools in Seattle, Washington
This list also contains online schools that accept students from Seattle
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Programs : Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership, Doctor of Education/Curriculum and Instruction, Doctor of Business Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Renton: 900 SW 16th Street Renton, WA 98057

Online: Online, WA

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Programs : Interior Design (BFA), Baking & Pastry (AS), Culinary Management (BS), and more..

Campus Locations :

Seattle: 2323 Elliott Avenue Seattle, WA 98121

Explore a new career with Pima Medical Institute.

Programs : Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Seattle: 9709 Third Avenue NE Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98115

Renton: 555 S. Renton Village Place Suite 400 Renton, WA 98057

Get hands-on training with Le Cordon Bleu Schools of North America.

Programs : Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Seattle - Certificate in Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Seattle - Certificate in Patisserie and Baking, and more..

Campus Locations :

Seattle: 360 Corporate Drive North Seattle, WA 98188

Five colleges of study.  One clear focus: Your career success. Earn the respect of employers with a degree you can earn on campus, online or both.

Programs : Associate - Web Graphic Design, Bachelor's - Accounting, Master's-Business Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

Lynnwood: Redstone Corporate Center, 19020 33rd Ave W, Ste Lynnwood, WA 98036

Auburn: 3600 S 344th Way 0 Auburn, WA 98001

Chicago: Chicago, IL

Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.

Programs : Writing Children's Books, Medical Transcription, Medical Office Assisting, and more..

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Norcross: Norcross, GA

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

Programs : Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course, and more..

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Are you interested in pursuing a high-tech career? Getting an education from ITT Tech is a great place to start!

Programs : AS - Criminology and Forensic Technology, BS - Project Management and Administration: IT Option, AS - Graphic Communications and Design, and more..

Campus Locations :

Seattle: 12720 Gateway Drive Seattle, WA 98168

Everett: 1615 75th Street SW Everett, WA 98203

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

Programs : M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure), M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, B.A. in Christian Studies, and more..

Campus Locations :

: 3300 W Camelback Road , WA

Trident University International provides an exceptional online educational experience for its students – diverse adult learners including current and former members of the military family.

Programs : Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), Education (MAED), Health Sciences (MSHS), and more..

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