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Electricians Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among Washington cities 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 Electricians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,520
25th Percentile Wage
$43,500
50th Percentile Wage
$61,860
75th Percentile Wage
$84,010
90th Percentile Wage
$100,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,860
-2.39% 4.36%
2016
$63,340
-0.05% -
2015
$63,370
-1.74% -
2014
$64,470
4.16% -
2013
$61,790
4.26% -
2012
$59,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Washington ranges from $53,360 to $86,870. The highest paying area for electricians in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $86,870. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro (mean annual salary $73,690). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $53,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$86,870
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$73,690
Olympia
$72,160
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$67,620
Longview
$66,170
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$64,770
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$64,540
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$63,780
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$59,040
Lewiston
$57,160
Bellingham
$56,730
Bremerton-Silverdale
$56,080
Yakima
$56,020
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$55,690
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$54,260
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,540
Spokane
$53,390
Tacoma
$53,360




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