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Financial Managers in Washington

Want to work in Washington as a Financial Manager? Read this first!

24.0% Jobs Projection
$123,430 Median Salary
1,490 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Financial Managers Work in Washington?

In 2018, there were 13,010 Financial Managers working in the state.

There were 12,920 Financial Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,900 Financial Managers working in it, which means Washington has more Financial Managers than average.


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Financial Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 24.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.7%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,490 annual job openings, and a total of 17,520 jobs for Washington Financial Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 56,900 annual jobs and 689,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Managers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Financial Managers ranged from $71,880 to $208,000 with $123,430 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.56 to $100. The median hourly rate was $59.34.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $57.6 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.74.

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


Top Washington Metros for Financial Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 9,020 $136,140
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5,890 $116,060
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 910 $77,990
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 730 $101,130
Kennewick-Richland, WA 210 $113,440
Yakima, WA 210 $106,300
Bellingham, WA 200 $100,020
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 140 $110,750
Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 130 $98,190
Longview, WA 100 $113,840
Wenatchee, WA 100 $93,930
Walla Walla, WA 90 $75,650
Lewiston, ID-WA 80 $75,530

Top States for Financial Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 81,350 $139,240
New York 42,460 $194,820
Illinois 40,040 $126,020
Texas 39,580 $129,320
Massachusetts 33,880 $130,180
Florida 29,050 $114,190
New Jersey 21,340 $157,490
Ohio 19,980 $118,100
Georgia 17,840 $127,830
Pennsylvania 17,730 $138,980
Tennessee 15,870 $95,970
Connecticut 15,750 $144,500
North Carolina 15,730 $131,610
Minnesota 15,610 $121,210
Virginia 15,180 $147,710
Michigan 14,760 $116,300
Washington 13,010 $123,430
Maryland 12,550 $137,820
Arizona 11,400 $103,910
Iowa 8,630 $100,280

Below are the states where Financial Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $194,820
New Jersey $157,490
Delaware $152,180
District of Columbia $150,550
Virginia $147,710
Colorado $146,000
Connecticut $144,500
California $139,240
Pennsylvania $138,980
Maryland $137,820


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