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Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Washington

Trade Schools in Washington

Washington is a state of extremes. From the beauty of towering mountains--including famous St. Helens, a semi-active volcano--to the salt spray of the Pacific Ocean, Washington offers a wide variety of natural wonders to explore. When you're not enjoying the outdoors of the Evergreen State, enjoy sitting courtside at one of the many professional sports team games, or look at the world from Seattle's Space Needle.

With just over 6.7 million people within its borders, the state has a great need for those who earn their living in vocational and technical occupations. Trade schools in Washington can help you get a jump on the education you need.

Just the facts about trade schools in Washington

Technical and trade schools in Washington can open up a wide realm of occupations for your consideration. Vocational schools offer the advantage of targeted learning that allows you to move into a trade immediately upon completion of your chosen program. Most people are familiar with the traditional offerings of vocational schools, such as programs to become a mechanic, engineer, computer science professional or graphic designer. But today's trade schools offer many more opportunities, including courses in business, culinary arts, nursing, fashion design, criminal justice and other fields.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual wage for all occupations in Washington was $47,770 in 2009. The field of study you choose in trade school can help determine your personal income.

See also: Universities and Colleges in Washington

Other Career Colleges & Vocational Schools in Washington

Academy of Hair Design
Wenatchee, Washington
Bellevue Beauty School
Bellevue, Washington www.bellevuebeautyschool.com
BJ's Beauty and Barber College
Tacoma and Puyallup, Washington www.bjsbeautyandbarbercollege.edu
Chetta's Academy of Hair and Nails
Port Angeles, Washington www.chettasacademy.com
Clare's Beauty College Inc
Pasco, Washington
Divers Institute of Technology
Seattle, Washington www.diversinstitute.edu
Emil Fries Piano Hospital and Training Center
Vancouver, Washington www.pianotuningschool.org
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty - Federal Way
Federal Way, Washington www.genejuarezacademy.com
Gene Juarez Academy of Beauty - Seattle
Seattle, Washington www.genejuarezacademy.com
Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design
Spokane, Washington www.glendow.com
Interface College
Spokane, Washington www.interface-net.com
International Air Academy Inc
Vancouver, Washington www.airacademy.com
Northwest Hair Academy
Mount Vernon, Washington www.northwesthairacademy.com
Perry Technical Institute
Yakima, Washington www.perrytech.edu
Phagans Orchards Beauty School
Orchards, Washington and Tigard, Oregon www.phagansnw.com
Pima Medical Institute
Seattle, Washington www.pmi.edu
Professional Beauty School
Sunnyside, Washington www.professionalbeautyschool.com
Professional Beauty School
Yakima, Washington www.professionalbeautyschool.com
Stylemaster College of Hair Design
Longview, Washington www.stylemasters.edu