Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Washington

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,520
25th Percentile Wage
$44,680
50th Percentile Wage
$57,210
75th Percentile Wage
$72,750
90th Percentile Wage
$94,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,520.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,210
2.59% 5.94%
2016
$55,730
2.14% -
2015
$54,540
3.87% -
2014
$52,430
-1.64% -
2013
$53,290
-0.98% -
2012
$53,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Washington ranges from $39,490 to $74,970. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Washington is Mount Vernon-Anacortes with a median annual salary of $74,970. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Bellingham (mean annual salary $60,320). The lowest paying area is Yakima with a median annual salary of $39,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$74,970
Bellingham
$60,320
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$59,930
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$58,900
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$58,780
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$57,880
Spokane
$57,560
Olympia
$55,330
Tacoma
$54,080
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$53,640
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$52,990
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$51,070
Lewiston
$48,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$48,290
Bremerton-Silverdale
$47,250
Longview
$46,670
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,020
Yakima
$39,490




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