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 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 Computer User Support Specialists in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,900
25th Percentile Wage
$43,770
50th Percentile Wage
$55,130
75th Percentile Wage
$68,620
90th Percentile Wage
$92,550

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 $92,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer user support specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,130
5.50% 8.09%
2016
$52,100
-0.42% -
2015
$52,320
1.97% -
2014
$51,290
-2.69% -
2013
$52,670
3.80% -
2012
$50,670
- -

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 $38,530 to $57,640. The highest paying area for computer user support specialists in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $57,640. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $57,120). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $38,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$57,640
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$57,120
Longview
$56,730
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$54,920
Olympia
$53,300
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,160
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$52,120
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$50,990
Tacoma
$50,970
Bremerton-Silverdale
$50,420
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$49,640
Yakima
$49,260
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$48,990
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,610
Bellingham
$45,960
Spokane
$45,840
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$40,470
Lewiston
$38,530




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