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Chemical Technician Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chemical Technicians in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

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
$38,830
-11.25% -1.73%
2016
$43,200
-1.83% -
2015
$43,990
-1.05% -
2014
$44,450
6.64% -
2013
$41,500
4.82% -
2012
$39,500
- -

Table 3. Compare Chemical Technician Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

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.

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 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.