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 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 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,900
25th Percentile Wage
$55,410
50th Percentile Wage
$66,690
75th Percentile Wage
$75,510
90th Percentile Wage
$80,880

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 $80,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,690
2.76% 6.79%
2016
$64,850
1.25% -
2015
$64,040
-0.03% -
2014
$64,060
1.86% -
2013
$62,870
1.13% -
2012
$62,160
- -

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 $57,050 to $72,190. The highest paying area for secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $72,190. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bellingham (mean annual salary $69,820). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $57,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$72,190
Bellingham
$69,820
Bremerton-Silverdale
$69,660
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$69,280
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$67,750
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$67,630
Longview
$67,270
Tacoma
$67,170
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$66,940
Spokane
$66,360
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$66,220
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$65,770
Olympia
$65,120
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$64,500
Yakima
$63,460
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$60,070
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$59,880
Lewiston
$57,050




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