Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians 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 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,110
25th Percentile Wage
$54,490
50th Percentile Wage
$67,500
75th Percentile Wage
$80,980
90th Percentile Wage
$96,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.21
25th Percentile Wage
$26.20
50th Percentile Wage
$32.45
75th Percentile Wage
$38.94
90th Percentile Wage
$46.40

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.40. The median hourly salary is $32.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.21.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,5002.28%7.88%
201565,9603.53%-
201463,6300.97%-
201363,0101.32%-
201262,180--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in state of Washington ranges from $58,550 to $77,710. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $77,710. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bremerton-Silverdale (mean annual salary $77,390). The lowest paying area is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $58,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$77,710
Bremerton-Silverdale
$77,390
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$76,130
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,090
Tacoma
$71,000
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,510
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$67,070
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$66,210
Spokane
$66,200
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$58,550



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