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Chemical Technician Salary Information in Bellingham, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemical technicians in Bellingham, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chemical technicians in Bellingham 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 Chemical Technicians in Bellingham, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,180
25th Percentile Wage
$35,380
50th Percentile Wage
$45,170
75th Percentile Wage
$69,350
90th Percentile Wage
$80,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Bellingham, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,180.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,170
0.13% 19.30%
2016
$45,110
-0.64% -
2015
$45,400
1.74% -
2014
$44,610
18.29% -
2012
$36,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Bellingham with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $45,170 in Bellingham is in the middle of salary range for chemical technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of chemical technicians in Bellingham is 36.4 percent (36.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 26.3 percent (26.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Tacoma.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$71,050
Spokane
$53,410
Bellingham
$45,170
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$43,960
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$40,190
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$39,290
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$38,830
Tacoma
$33,310



See also: Top paying jobs in Bellingham, Washington.