#
Math Schools

In Tacoma, Washington

Math faculty can choose to work at one of 2 math schools in Tacoma. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of math and math education in Tacoma, which includes math training at the math bachelors degree level.

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Tacoma Vs. Washington Math Employment

Tacoma | 60 |

Washington | 1,650 |

Exactly 60 of the 1,650 math professionals employed in Washington State, work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, in Tacoma, there has been a 0% decline in the number of math professionals. As the employment for math professionals in Tacoma has decreased, overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

## Tacoma Vs. Washington Math employment growth

1,770 | 1,600 | 1,640 | 1,740 | 1,650 |

60 | 60 | 80 | 60 | 60 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Grey: Washington
- Dark Yellow: Tacoma

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$50,940 | $52,990 | $55,870 | $50,740 | $50,930 |

$40,140 | $41,570 | $43,330 | $44,480 | $45,620 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Light Blue: Math in Tacoma
- Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of math professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for math professionals have also decreased. Tacoma math professionals made $50,930 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, math professionals in Tacoma made an average salary of $50,940 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tacoma.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Tacoma

10th percentile |
$38,750 |

25th percentile |
$42,770 |

50th percentile |
$49,240 |

75th percentile |
$58,760 |

90th percentile |
$68,650 |

Math professionals in Tacoma earn a median salary of $49,240 per year. The 10% of math professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,750 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,650 per year.

## Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Accounting |
$44,558 |

Liberal Arts |
$49,180 |

Math |
$50,930 |

Math professional salaries in Tacoma are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Tacoma

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

## Math Programs Offered In Tacoma

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
2 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 2 |

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

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Tacoma

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
45 |

master |
0 |

doctor |
0 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 45 |

In 2010 approximately 45 students completed math courses.