Tacoma, Washington has 2 information technology schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in information technology. Tacoma has a total population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872. Of these students, 6,651 are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus is the largest information technology school in Tacoma, based on student population. In 2010, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus graduated approximately 81 students with credentials in information technology.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with an information technology degree from one of Tacoma's information technology schools. If you decide to attend one of Tacoma's information technology schools, you can expect to pay an average of $30,342 per year in instate tuition and $38,680 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,003 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Tacoma. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,427 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,457.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 information technology professionals in Washington State were working in the greater Tacoma area. By the year 2018, the number of information technology professionals is expected to increase by 12% in Tacoma. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an information technology professional in Tacoma is $96,520 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for information technology professionals.
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