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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,360
25th Percentile Wage
$54,120
50th Percentile Wage
$61,060
75th Percentile Wage
$72,510
90th Percentile Wage
$83,100

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 $83,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.29
25th Percentile Wage
$26.02
50th Percentile Wage
$29.36
75th Percentile Wage
$34.86
90th Percentile Wage
$39.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.95. The median hourly salary is $29.36. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.29.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,0602.95%8.81%
201559,2602.45%-
201457,8102.91%-
201356,1300.80%-
201255,680--

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 $68,250. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Washington is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $68,250. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $64,650). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $49,510.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$68,250
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$64,650
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$63,820
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$63,110
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$62,060
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$61,870
Bremerton-Silverdale
$61,100
Bellingham
$59,620
Spokane
$59,620
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$59,620
Olympia
$57,870
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$56,490
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$56,160
Yakima
$52,670
Lewiston
$49,510


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