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Chemistry Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 2 chemistry schools in Tacoma. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Tacoma, which encompasses chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Chemistry Employment

Tacoma 260
Washington 4,060

Exactly 260 of Washington State's 4,060 chemistry professionals work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tacoma, there has been a 63% growth in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Tacoma has increased, overall employment in Tacoma has also increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Chemistry employment growth

2,820 2,980 3,170 3,180 4,060
160 230 300 310 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$49,323 $51,367 $53,747 $50,240 $46,463
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Tacoma have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,463 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Tacoma. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Tacoma was $49,323 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Tacoma

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Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $46,943 per year in Tacoma. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,157 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Tacoma


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Tacoma


There are 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Tacoma's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Tacoma


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Tacoma's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Tacoma


Approximately 16 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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