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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 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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,150
8.15% -0.93%
2016
$66,270
7.73% -
2015
$61,150
-3.30% -
2014
$63,170
-5.75% -
2013
$66,800
-9.01% -
2012
$72,820
- -

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

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.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$84,620
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$78,190
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$72,150
Tacoma
$65,700
Spokane
$47,630



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