Nursing Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, there are 3 nursing schools where nursing faculty can find employment. The trends in Tacoma's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Nursing Employment

Tacoma 10,470
Washington 90,850

Exactly 10,470 of Washington State's 90,850 nursing professionals work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of nursing professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 6%. Overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Nursing employment growth

83,600 85,640 87,920 90,050 90,850
11,190 11,380 10,690 10,830 10,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$63,772 $66,444 $68,066 $68,778 $66,895
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

In Tacoma, salaries for nursing professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,895 per year was earned by nursing professionals in Tacoma. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for nursing professionals in Tacoma was $63,772 per year. The growth in the salary of nursing professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile
$44,585
25th percentile
$52,295
50th percentile
$63,460
75th percentile
$76,182
90th percentile
$88,904

Nursing professionals in Tacoma earn a median salary of $63,460 per year. The 10% of nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,585 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Nursing
$66,895
Gerontology
$74,618
BSN
$76,470
RN to BSN
$76,470
Forensic Nursing
$117,080

On average nursing professional salaries in Tacoma are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Tacoma

3

There are 3 accredited nursing schools in the city. Many of Tacoma's nursing professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Nursing Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

Tacoma's nursing schools offer 6 nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Tacoma

associate
125
bachelor
148
master
43
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total316

Approximately 316 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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