The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemical technicians in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chemical technicians 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,010|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,090|
|50th Percentile Wage||$33,310|
|75th Percentile Wage||$52,530|
|90th Percentile Wage||$72,060|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $72,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,010.
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 with a median annual salary of $33,310, Tacoma is the lowest paying city for chemical technicians in state of Washington, following city of Kennewick-Pasco-Richland (median annual salary of $71,050). In comparison, the median annual salary of chemical technicians in Tacoma is 53.1 percent (53.1%) lower than that in the highest paying city Kennewick-Pasco-Richland.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area|| |