Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary Information in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,810
25th Percentile Wage
$39,370
50th Percentile Wage
$50,270
75th Percentile Wage
$62,160
90th Percentile Wage
$77,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $77,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,270
15.75% -0.30%
2016
$42,350
-2.83% -
2015
$43,550
-1.49% -
2014
$44,200
-19.07% -
2013
$52,630
4.20% -
2012
$50,420
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,270 in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is in the middle of salary range for other life, physical, and social science technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro is 6.5 percent (6.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Tacoma and 17.2 percent (17.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Olympia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$53,740
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$52,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$52,440
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$50,270
Spokane
$47,530
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,290
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$45,750
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$43,030
Olympia
$41,640



See also: Top paying jobs in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington.