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 metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$84,370
25th Percentile Wage
$99,790
50th Percentile Wage
$115,080
75th Percentile Wage
$127,580
90th Percentile Wage
$141,690

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 $141,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $115,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $84,370.

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
$115,080
3.07% 9.37%
2016
$111,550
3.06% -
2015
$108,140
2.03% -
2014
$105,940
1.13% -
2013
$104,740
0.42% -
2012
$104,300
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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 $91,500 to $121,510. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $121,510. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $120,820). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $91,500.

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




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