Computer User Support Specialist Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer user support specialists in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer user support specialists amongst Washington cities 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 Computer User Support Specialists in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$42,580
50th Percentile Wage
$52,100
75th Percentile Wage
$64,320
90th Percentile Wage
$85,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.48
25th Percentile Wage
$20.47
50th Percentile Wage
$25.05
75th Percentile Wage
$30.92
90th Percentile Wage
$41.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for computer user support specialists in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.16. The median hourly salary is $25.05. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer user support specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,100-0.42%2.74%
201552,3201.97%-
201451,290-2.69%-
201352,6703.80%-
201250,670--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in state of Washington ranges from $32,760 to $54,140. The highest paying area for computer user support specialists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $54,140. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $53,690). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $32,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$54,140
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$53,690
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,510
Olympia
$52,450
Longview
$50,580
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$49,870
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$49,700
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$49,480
Tacoma
$48,590
Spokane
$47,760
Bremerton-Silverdale
$47,400
Yakima
$47,140
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,180
Bellingham
$45,920
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$45,380
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$44,770
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$43,710
Lewiston
$32,760


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