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Budget Analyst Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for budget analysts in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of budget analysts among Washington areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Budget Analysts in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,120
25th Percentile Wage
$60,840
50th Percentile Wage
$71,510
75th Percentile Wage
$86,680
90th Percentile Wage
$101,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,510
-0.32% -1.76%
2016
$71,740
-1.31% -
2015
$72,680
0.12% -
2014
$72,590
-1.24% -
2013
$73,490
0.98% -
2012
$72,770
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Budget Analysts in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of budget analysts in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of budget analysts in state of Washington ranges from $65,520 to $97,380. The highest paying area for budget analysts in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $97,380. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $75,360). The lowest paying area is Olympia with a median annual salary of $65,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$97,380
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,360
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$74,170
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$73,690
Tacoma
$73,690
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$73,680
Spokane
$71,610
Bremerton-Silverdale
$66,320
Olympia
$65,520




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