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Psychology Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 psychology schools in Tacoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Tacoma, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Psychology Employment

Tacoma 410
Washington 2,230

Exactly 410 of Washington State's 2,230 psychology professionals work in Tacoma. The number of psychology professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Psychology employment growth

2,340 2,140 2,130 2,090 2,230
410 340 420 420 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$77,300 $69,910 $72,940 $77,775 $78,890
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

As the number of psychology professionals in Tacoma has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. Tacoma psychology professionals made $78,890 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Tacoma was $77,300 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Tacoma is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Tacoma

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $81,740 per year in Tacoma. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,370 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $104,160 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Tacoma

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Tacoma


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Tacoma


Tacoma's psychology schools offer 2 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Tacoma


Approximately 87 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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