Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Tacoma, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of aerospace engineers in Tacoma is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Aerospace Engineers in Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,540
25th Percentile Wage
$108,160
50th Percentile Wage
$128,200
75th Percentile Wage
$151,080
90th Percentile Wage
$165,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $165,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $128,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $91,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$128,200
2.83% 2.83%
2016
$124,570
0.60% -
2015
$123,820
1.66% -
2014
$121,760
-2.31% -
2012
$124,570
- -

Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Tacoma with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $128,200, Tacoma is the highest paying city for aerospace engineers in state of Washington, followed by Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (median annual salary $107,800). In comparison, the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in Tacoma is 15.9 percent (15.9%) higher than that in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$128,200
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$107,800
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$103,520
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$103,400
Spokane
$86,120



See also: Top paying jobs in Tacoma, Washington.