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Speech Therapy Schools
In Tacoma, Washington

Speech Therapy faculty can choose to work at only one speech therapy school in Tacoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the speech therapy academic community in Tacoma, and the future trends. Academia in speech therapy includes speech therapy training at the speech therapy associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Tacoma Vs. Washington Speech Therapy Employment

Tacoma 240
Washington 8,300

Exactly 240 of Washington State's 2,270 speech therapy professionals work in Tacoma. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of speech therapy professionals in Tacoma has shrunk by 67%. As the employment for speech therapy professionals in Tacoma has decreased, overall employment in Tacoma has increased.

Tacoma Vs. Washington Speech Therapy employment growth

2,310 7,250 6,980 7,370 2,270
730 220 680 700 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Tacoma

Speech Therapy VS. All professions salaries in Tacoma

$45,455 $47,565 $48,755 $51,030 $66,660
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy in Tacoma
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tacoma

Salaries for speech therapy professionals in Tacoma have increased. Tacoma speech therapy professionals made $66,660 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for speech therapy professionals in Tacoma was $45,455 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Tacoma.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Tacoma

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Speech therapy professionals make a median salary of $68,010 per year in Tacoma. The 10% of speech therapy professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,720 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 71% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Tacoma

Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy schools in Tacoma


Many of Tacoma's speech therapy professionals are graduates of the only accredited speech therapy school in the city.

Speech Therapy Programs Offered In Tacoma


Tacoma's speech therapy school offers one speech therapy degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Speech Therapy Degrees In Tacoma


Approximately 11 students graduated from speech therapy courses in 2010.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Tacoma, Washington

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