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 information 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$45,390|
|25th Percentile Wage||$53,930|
|50th Percentile Wage||$72,150|
|75th Percentile Wage||$121,270|
|90th Percentile Wage||$192,190|
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 $192,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $45,390.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $72,150 in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary economics teachers in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is 14.7 percent (14.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro and 34.0 percent (34.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Spokane.
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