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Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,480
25th Percentile Wage
$50,850
50th Percentile Wage
$66,270
75th Percentile Wage
$118,340
90th Percentile Wage
$190,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $190,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $43,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,2707.73%-9.88%
201561,150-3.30%-
201463,170-5.75%-
201366,800-9.01%-
201272,820--

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $66,270, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the second highest paying city for postsecondary economics teachers in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (median annual salary of $92,860). Compared with Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 28.6 percent (28.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$92,860
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$66,270
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$65,390

See also: Top paying jobs in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington.