Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teacher Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,630
25th Percentile Wage
$43,160
50th Percentile Wage
$49,750
75th Percentile Wage
$59,300
90th Percentile Wage
$69,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,750
3.64% 5.09%
2016
$47,940
3.63% -
2015
$46,200
2.81% -
2014
$44,900
0.71% -
2013
$44,580
-5.92% -
2012
$47,220
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in state of Washington ranges from $41,450 to $53,200. The highest paying area for postsecondary recreation and fitness studies teachers in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $53,200. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $52,280). The lowest paying area is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $41,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$53,200
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$52,280
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$51,350
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$51,340
Tacoma
$50,710
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,040
Spokane
$45,640
Bellingham
$41,450




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