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Information Technology Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

The city of Tacoma has 2 schools where information technology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the information technology academic community in Tacoma, and the future trends. Academia in information technology includes information technology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Information Technology Employment

Tacoma 770
Washington 106,110

Of the 8,600 information technology professionals employed in Washington State, 340 work in Tacoma. There has been a 85% decline in the number of information technology professionals in Tacoma between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Information Technology employment growth

67,500 88,700 92,130 98,540 8,600
2,290 2,700 2,950 2,920 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$66,259 $72,779 $72,324 $76,025 $101,330
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of information technology professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 Tacoma information technology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $101,330. The average salary for information technology professionals in Tacoma was $66,259 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of information technology professionals in Tacoma is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Tacoma

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Information technology professionals make a median salary of $96,520 per year in Tacoma. The difference in pay between the information technology 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 $70,490 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $144,150 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

On average information technology professionals in Tacoma earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Tacoma.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Tacoma


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

Information Technology Programs Offered In Tacoma


Tacoma's information technology schools offer 3 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Tacoma


Approximately 95 students graduated from information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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