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21.5% Jobs Projection
$116,700 Median Salary
3,030 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Managers in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 11,280 people working as Managers in the year 2018.

There were 10,140 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in WA Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Washington has more Managers than average.

Managers in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 3,030 annual job openings, and a total of 37,360 jobs for Washington Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $62,900 to $195,120 with $116,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $30.24 to $93.81. The median hourly rate was $56.11.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $54.81 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.30.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Managers Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8,370 $123,290
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5,940 $95,510
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 590 $96,670
Bellingham, WA 400 $105,550
Kennewick-Richland, WA 290 $137,090
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 290 $104,280
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 160 $116,690
Yakima, WA 140 $78,930
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 80 $98,600
Walla Walla, WA 60 $113,440
Wenatchee, WA 60 $91,630
Longview, WA 60 $112,690

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410

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