Other Engineering Technician Salary in Tacoma, Washington

The annual salary statistics of other engineering technicians in Tacoma, Washington is shown in Table 1. The wage data of other engineering technicians in Tacoma is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians in Tacoma, Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,310
25th Percentile Wage
$45,930
50th Percentile Wage
$54,200
75th Percentile Wage
$64,220
90th Percentile Wage
$78,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians in Tacoma, Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $78,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,310.

Median salary trend

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,200
-25.55% -3.99%
2016
$68,050
-2.76% -
2015
$69,930
-3.22% -
2014
$72,180
21.92% -
2012
$56,360
- -

Table 2. Compare Other Engineering Technician Salary in Tacoma with Other Washington Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $54,200 in Tacoma is in the middle of salary range for other engineering technicians in state of Washington. In comparison, the annual salary of other engineering technicians in Tacoma is 38.1 percent (38.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Bremerton-Silverdale and 14.6 percent (14.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Washington nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bremerton-Silverdale
$87,530
Bellingham
$75,800
Western Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,280
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$72,990
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$69,800
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$65,090
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$62,230
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$61,750
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,440
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$56,240
Tacoma
$54,200
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$51,490
Spokane
$49,090
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$46,300