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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, 98168, 98203, 98115, 98057, 98036, 98004, 98001. 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 : 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

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

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

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Programs : M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure), Master of Divinity with an Emphasis in Global Ministry, M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems, and more..

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: 3300 W Camelback Road , WA

Want to study at a UK university without leaving your house? The University of Liverpool offers online Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Programs : MSc in Project Management (Construction & Infrastructure), MSc in Marketing, Master of Public Health, and more..

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Pursue your education online with The College Network.

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Lynnwood: Lynnwood Center Redstone Corporate Center I 19020 Lynnwood, WA 98036

Bellevue: 600 108th Ave. NE Suite 230 Bellevue, WA 98004

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

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