Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors among Washington cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,820
25th Percentile Wage
$42,420
50th Percentile Wage
$49,840
75th Percentile Wage
$59,050
90th Percentile Wage
$67,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,820.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.22
25th Percentile Wage
$20.39
50th Percentile Wage
$23.96
75th Percentile Wage
$28.39
90th Percentile Wage
$32.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.31. The median hourly salary is $23.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.22.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,840-15.23%5.64%
201557,4302.82%-
201455,8100.93%-
201355,29014.94%-
201247,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Washington ranges from $38,240 to $64,410. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Washington is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $64,410. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $61,470). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $38,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$64,410
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,470
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,230
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$52,340
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$51,860
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$51,060
Tacoma
$50,140
Bellingham
$47,030
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,700
Olympia
$45,000
Spokane
$43,020
Yakima
$38,240


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