Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,200
25th Percentile Wage
$108,860
50th Percentile Wage
$120,820
75th Percentile Wage
$133,170
90th Percentile Wage
$153,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 $153,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $88,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$120,820
2.91% 10.87%
2016
$117,300
3.01% -
2015
$113,770
2.58% -
2014
$110,830
1.95% -
2013
$108,670
0.90% -
2012
$107,690
- -

Table 3. Compare Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $120,820, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is the second highest paying city for elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Washington, following the highest paying city Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (median annual salary of $121,510). Compared with Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue is .6 percent (.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$121,510
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$120,820
Tacoma
$118,860
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$116,210
Bremerton-Silverdale
$115,620
Bellingham
$114,540
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$114,140
Spokane
$112,460
Olympia
$112,030
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$110,350
Longview
$110,010
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$107,620
Yakima
$102,580
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$101,900
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$97,000
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,980
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,200
Lewiston
$91,500



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