The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemical technicians in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chemical technicians in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,690|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,230|
|50th Percentile Wage||$38,830|
|75th Percentile Wage||$46,600|
|90th Percentile Wage||$55,160|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,690.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $38,830 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for chemical technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of chemical technicians in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 45.3 percent (45.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Kennewick-Pasco-Richland and 14.2 percent (14.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Tacoma.
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