Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians among Washington metropolitan 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 Civil Engineering Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,670
25th Percentile Wage
$55,280
50th Percentile Wage
$62,530
75th Percentile Wage
$74,000
90th Percentile Wage
$85,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,530
2.35% 10.95%
2016
$61,060
2.95% -
2015
$59,260
2.45% -
2014
$57,810
2.91% -
2013
$56,130
0.80% -
2012
$55,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Washington ranges from $49,510 to $68,720. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Washington is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $68,720. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,040). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $49,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$68,720
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$67,040
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$65,220
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$64,580
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$64,450
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$63,760
Bremerton-Silverdale
$61,630
Bellingham
$61,020
Spokane
$61,020
Olympia
$61,020
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$61,010
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$60,940
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$56,490
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$56,160
Yakima
$54,170
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$52,420
Lewiston
$49,510




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