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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,980
25th Percentile Wage
$58,640
50th Percentile Wage
$70,380
75th Percentile Wage
$83,840
90th Percentile Wage
$97,730

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 $97,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,980.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,380
4.09% 11.65%
2016
$67,500
2.28% -
2015
$65,960
3.53% -
2014
$63,630
0.97% -
2013
$63,010
1.32% -
2012
$62,180
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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 $84,160. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $84,160. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $82,990). The lowest paying area is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $58,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$84,160
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$82,990
Bremerton-Silverdale
$77,390
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$76,580
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,090
Tacoma
$71,360
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,510
Bellingham
$68,330
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$68,240
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$68,200
Spokane
$68,190
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$58,550




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