Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators amongst Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,140
25th Percentile Wage
$95,880
50th Percentile Wage
$111,550
75th Percentile Wage
$124,140
90th Percentile Wage
$132,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $83,140.

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 elementary and secondary school education administrators in Washington in 5 percentile scales. 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 elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016111,5503.06%6.50%
2015108,1402.03%-
2014105,9401.13%-
2013104,7400.42%-
2012104,300--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Washington ranges from $89,780 to $117,470. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $117,470. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $117,300). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $89,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$117,470
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$117,300
Tacoma
$116,720
Bremerton-Silverdale
$116,140
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$112,470
Bellingham
$110,730
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$110,500
Olympia
$110,450
Spokane
$108,570
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$106,670
Longview
$103,070
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$100,810
Yakima
$100,260
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,630
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,100
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$94,480
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$92,960
Lewiston
$89,780


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