Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,130
25th Percentile Wage
$53,590
50th Percentile Wage
$64,850
75th Percentile Wage
$73,500
90th Percentile Wage
$78,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,130.

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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education 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 secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,8501.25%4.15%
201564,040-0.03%-
201464,0601.86%-
201362,8701.13%-
201262,160--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Washington ranges from $55,730 to $68,330. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Washington is Bellingham with a median annual salary of $68,330. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Mount Vernon-Anacortes (mean annual salary $67,850). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $55,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bellingham
$68,330
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$67,850
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$66,810
Bremerton-Silverdale
$66,460
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$66,310
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$65,950
Spokane
$65,820
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$65,790
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$65,210
Tacoma
$64,410
Longview
$64,260
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$62,870
Olympia
$62,780
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,740
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$59,960
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,300
Yakima
$57,920
Lewiston
$55,730


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