Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary Information in Tacoma, Washington

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Tacoma, Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Tacoma 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 Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,730
25th Percentile Wage
$43,940
50th Percentile Wage
$53,740
75th Percentile Wage
$67,160
90th Percentile Wage
$76,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,080. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,730.

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
$53,740
-0.63% -0.48%
2016
$54,080
4.51% -
2015
$51,640
-7.96% -
2014
$55,750
2.80% -
2013
$54,190
0.35% -
2012
$54,000
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Tacoma with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $53,740, Tacoma is the highest paying city for other life, physical, and social science technicians in state of Washington, followed by Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (median annual salary $52,630). In comparison, the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in Tacoma is 2.1 percent (2.1%) higher than that in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue.

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 Tacoma, Washington.