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Law Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

In Tacoma, there are 2 law schools where law faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in law in the city of Tacoma, which encompasses law training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Law Employment

Tacoma 2,580
Washington 40,610

Of the 40,610 law professionals employed in Washington State, 2,580 work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 27%. As the employment for law professionals in Tacoma has decreased, overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Law employment growth

33,310 42,950 38,850 39,120 40,610
3,520 3,840 3,020 3,680 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Law VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$52,841 $55,811 $62,041 $64,914 $69,928
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

Salaries for law professionals in Tacoma have increased. Tacoma law professionals made $69,928 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, law professionals in Tacoma made an average salary of $52,841 per year. The growth in the salary of law professionals in Tacoma is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Tacoma

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Tacoma law professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,934. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,952 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 70% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Homeland Security
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Public Administration

Tacoma law professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Law schools in Tacoma


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

Law Programs Offered In Tacoma


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Tacoma's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Tacoma


In 2010 approximately 49 students completed law courses.

Law Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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