Tacoma Jobs

  • Class A CDL Company Team Driver Dedicated Freight

    Knight Transportation - Tacoma, WA

    CDL-A Company Team Truck Drivers (Dedicated Team Dry Van) What’s your why? Choose the Right Path, Your Path You're connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road.

    from Knight Transportation - 3 days ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Andrus Transportation Services - Tacoma, WA

    Solo Drivers $1050 Sign-on Bonus Benefits * We Only Run in the Eleven Western States * Home On A Regular Basis (Out 7-10 Days and Home 1.5 Days On Average) * Starting Pay Is...

    from Andrus Transportation Services - 16 hours ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Tacoma, WA

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
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Tacoma, Washington

:''Tacoma redirects here. For other uses, see Tacoma . Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in Washington, USA. The city is situated on a peninsula on the southern end of Washington's Puget Sound, in an area 32 miles southwest of Seattle, 31 miles northeast of the State capital, Olympia, and 58 miles northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. According to 2007 Washington State OFM estimates, Tacoma has an estimated population of 201,700. Tacoma stands as the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area, the third-largest in the state, and the seat of government of Pierce County. Tacoma adopted its name after the nearby Mount Rainier, which was originally called Mount Tacoma or Mount Tahoma. It is known as the "City of Destiny" because the area was chosen to be the site of the western terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad in the late 1800s. The decision of the railroad was influenced in part because of Tacoma's neighboring Commencement Bay. By connecting the bay with...more

Tacoma Careers

Among the most common occupations in Tacoma are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Tacoma, Washington work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Tacoma Industries

The leading industries in Tacoma, Washington are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Tacoma job listings indicate that the following industries in Tacoma are hiring the most workers:

Tacoma Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Tacoma, Washington is $38,922, and the median income of households in Tacoma was $40,290.

Average Salaries in Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA


According to our Tacoma Trends data, the number of Tacoma, Washington jobs has decreased by 20% since July 2013.
Tacoma job trends

Tacoma Employment Statistics

Population of Tacoma
Total population 191,934
Male 47.98%
Female 52.02%
Median age 33.7
Tacoma Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.3%
Median cost of a home $190,000
Median mortgage payment $995
Renter-occupied homes 47.7%
Vacant housing 7.4%
Median monthly rent $720
Average Income
Median for all workers $27,620
Median for all male full-time $41,020
Median for all female full-time $36,823
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 45%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 16%
White 69%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 11%
Other 7%
Tacoma Commute
Carpool 12.0%
Public transportation 5.2%
Average travel time 24 minutes