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Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 278 students earned their Pharmacy degrees in WA.

A Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in Washington

Pharmacy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 246
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 246
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 246
Master’s Degree 32

Gender Distribution

In Washington, a pharmacy major is more popular with women than with men.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of pharmacy majors in Washington is as follows:

  • Asian: 29.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 29.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 32.7%
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Grads in Washington

There are 28,200 people in the state and 1,248,840 people in the nation working in pharmacy jobs.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Jobs in Washington

Pharmacy grads earn an average of $140,700 in the state and $123,670 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Washington that offer pharmacy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,600 a year. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Wazzu.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,001. The full-time teacher rate is 79%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year.

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Careers in WA

Some of the careers pharmacy majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Marketing Managers 68% $147,520
Health Specialties Professors 38% $140,010
Sales Managers 21% $128,490
Medical Scientists 19% $78,680
Pharmacists 11% $130,250

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to pharmacy.

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,747
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 817
Allied Health Professions 781
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712

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