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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electricians in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,440
25th Percentile Wage
$46,100
50th Percentile Wage
$63,340
75th Percentile Wage
$84,780
90th Percentile Wage
$99,030

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 $99,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.55
25th Percentile Wage
$22.16
50th Percentile Wage
$30.45
75th Percentile Wage
$40.76
90th Percentile Wage
$47.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electricians in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.61. The median hourly salary is $30.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electricians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,340-0.05%6.60%
201563,370-1.74%-
201464,4704.16%-
201361,7904.26%-
201259,160--

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 $53,330 to $84,320. The highest paying area for electricians in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $84,320. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,940). The lowest paying area is Olympia with a median annual salary of $53,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$84,320
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$73,940
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$71,550
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$70,980
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$67,970
Longview
$66,460
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,070
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$58,950
Spokane
$58,610
Tacoma
$58,220
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$57,930
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$57,800
Yakima
$56,750
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$56,280
Bellingham
$55,770
Bremerton-Silverdale
$54,620
Lewiston
$53,740
Olympia
$53,330



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