There are 2 elementary education schools in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma has a general population of 193,556 and an overall student population of 22,872. Approximately 10,406 of Tacoma's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 2 elementary education schools in Tacoma, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Pacific Lutheran University. In 2010, Pacific Lutheran University graduated approximately 35 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Tacoma in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,463 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Tacoma-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,817.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 elementary educators in Washington State were working in the greater Tacoma area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Tacoma will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Tacoma is $60,060 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.
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