Accounting Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

There are 4 accounting schools in Tacoma for faculty to choose from. The trends in Tacoma's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Accounting Employment

Tacoma 7,260
Washington 79,230

Exactly 7,260 of Washington State's 79,230 accounting professionals work in Tacoma. The number of accounting professionals in Tacoma has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Tacoma has increased, overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Accounting employment growth

83,940 87,950 90,860 84,720 79,230
6,850 6,710 6,840 7,020 7,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$44,284 $43,808 $46,792 $43,347 $44,558
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of accounting professionals in Tacoma has grown, salaries for accounting professionals have also increased. Tacoma accounting professionals made $44,558 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for accounting professionals in Tacoma was $44,284 per year. The growth in the salary of accounting professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$30,480
25th percentile
$35,872
50th percentile
$42,998
75th percentile
$52,202
90th percentile
$60,482

Tacoma accounting professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,998. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,480 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,482 per year.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Accounting
$44,558
Forensic Accounting
$58,545
Finance
$65,799
Business
$91,950
Business Administration
$114,260
Small Business
$130,440

On average accounting professionals in Tacoma earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Tacoma.

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Tacoma

4

There are 4 accredited accounting schools in the city. Many of Tacoma's accounting professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Accounting Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Tacoma's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Tacoma

associate
14
bachelor
71
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
62
Total147

In 2010 approximately 147 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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