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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Washington metropolitan areas 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 Nurse Practitioners in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,160
25th Percentile Wage
$93,960
50th Percentile Wage
$111,620
75th Percentile Wage
$128,380
90th Percentile Wage
$153,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $111,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$111,620
3.99% 15.59%
2016
$107,170
3.97% -
2015
$102,910
3.21% -
2014
$99,610
3.76% -
2013
$95,860
1.71% -
2012
$94,220
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Washington ranges from $96,780 to $122,790. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Washington is Spokane with a median annual salary of $122,790. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $116,330). The lowest paying area is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $96,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spokane
$122,790
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$116,330
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$115,560
Longview
$113,280
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$113,090
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$113,020
Tacoma
$112,490
Bremerton-Silverdale
$111,790
Yakima
$105,880
Lewiston
$105,780
Olympia
$105,660
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$103,380
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$102,800
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$100,200
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$98,790
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$97,910
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$97,800
Bellingham
$96,780




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