Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science teachers among Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,660
25th Percentile Wage
$49,650
50th Percentile Wage
$63,340
75th Percentile Wage
$95,100
90th Percentile Wage
$137,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science teachers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary political science teachers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary political science teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,3401.63%-10.58%
201562,310-0.35%-
201462,530-7.52%-
201367,230-4.18%-
201270,040--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Political Science Teachers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of Washington ranges from $51,770 to $80,590. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $80,590. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $76,300). The lowest paying area is Spokane with a median annual salary of $51,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$80,590
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$76,300
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$71,510
Spokane
$51,770


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