Transportation Inspectors Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for transportation inspectors in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of transportation inspectors 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 Transportation Inspectors in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,870
25th Percentile Wage
$63,060
50th Percentile Wage
$94,580
75th Percentile Wage
$115,460
90th Percentile Wage
$129,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation inspectors in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.57
25th Percentile Wage
$30.32
50th Percentile Wage
$45.47
75th Percentile Wage
$55.51
90th Percentile Wage
$62.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for transportation inspectors in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.41. The median hourly salary is $45.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of transportation inspectors from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201594,58020.59%58.38%
201475,11023.81%-
201357,23031.22%-
201239,360--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Transportation Inspectors in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in state of Washington ranges from $22,610 to $108,420. The highest paying area for transportation inspectors in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $108,420. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $106,880). The lowest paying area is Tacoma with a median annual salary of $22,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$108,420
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$106,880
Spokane
$72,190
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$71,320
Tacoma
$22,610



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