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Other Social Worker Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for other social workers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other social workers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Social Workers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,180
25th Percentile Wage
$54,100
50th Percentile Wage
$69,160
75th Percentile Wage
$80,980
90th Percentile Wage
$86,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other social workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.88
25th Percentile Wage
$26.01
50th Percentile Wage
$33.25
75th Percentile Wage
$38.93
90th Percentile Wage
$41.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other social workers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.37. The median hourly salary is $33.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.88.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,1604.05%30.47%
201566,3603.89%-
201463,78020.87%-
201350,4704.72%-
201248,090--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Social Workers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other social workers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other social workers in state of Washington ranges from $38,430 to $75,930. The highest paying area for other social workers in Washington is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $75,930. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $71,790). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tacoma
$75,930
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$71,790
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$68,380
Spokane
$67,150
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$51,240
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$38,430


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