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Chemical Technician Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians amongst 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 Chemical Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,710
25th Percentile Wage
$33,230
50th Percentile Wage
$45,620
75th Percentile Wage
$60,250
90th Percentile Wage
$79,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,710.

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
$45,620
-5.30% 9.47%
2016
$48,040
3.87% -
2015
$46,180
0.78% -
2014
$45,820
7.59% -
2013
$42,340
2.46% -
2012
$41,300
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Washington ranges from $33,310 to $71,050. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $71,050. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Spokane (mean annual salary $53,410). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $33,310.

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




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