Tacoma, WA (population: 200,855) has one project management school within its city limits. Tacoma Community College has a total student population of 6,825. It is the 5432nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 96th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Project Management students from Tacoma schools who go on to become construction managers, project managers, construction professionals, construction area managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tacoma Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,020 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $43,310. Construction managers in this area earn $112,520/yr and there are 400 employed.
Tacoma lies in Pierce county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Tacoma Metropolitan area has 265,490 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $21.39/hr average worker wage, and a $44,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.505 out of every 1000 jobs in Tacoma are held by construction managers, and 7.624/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tacoma Community College ends up costing a student $7,210/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tacoma|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||7.0 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||11.7 miles|