First-Line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installer, and Repairer Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers amongst 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 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,460
25th Percentile Wage
$54,890
50th Percentile Wage
$70,090
75th Percentile Wage
$86,190
90th Percentile Wage
$102,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,460.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.93
25th Percentile Wage
$26.39
50th Percentile Wage
$33.70
75th Percentile Wage
$41.44
90th Percentile Wage
$49.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.24. The median hourly salary is $33.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.93.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201670,0901.07%5.19%
201569,3400.88%-
201468,7301.41%-
201367,7601.93%-
201266,450--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in state of Washington ranges from $54,340 to $84,630. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers in Washington is Bremerton-Silverdale with a median annual salary of $84,630. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Longview (mean annual salary $75,710). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $54,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$84,630
Longview
$75,710
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$71,470
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$71,340
Tacoma
$70,670
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$69,270
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$68,830
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$68,290
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$67,890
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$67,520
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$64,610
Bellingham
$63,450
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,370
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$62,120
Olympia
$61,290
Spokane
$61,230
Yakima
$59,900
Lewiston
$54,340


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