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Washington Per Diem Rates for 2017

There are nine areas in Washington for which location-specific per diem rates are specified by the federal government. For travel to areas within Washington that do not have specified per diem rates, the general per diem rates are used.

The per diem rates shown here are effective October 2016. For a full schedule of per diem rates by month and year for these areas, click on any of the Washington destination names below.

General Washington Per Diems:


per night lodging


per day meals
Destination County Meal Rate Lodging Rate
Everett / Lynnwood Snohomish County $117.00 $20,256.00
Ocean Shores Grays Harbor County $94.00 $297.00
Olympia / Tumwater Thurston County $103.00 $9,732.00
Port Angeles / Port Townsend Clallam / Jefferson County $102.00 $2,682.00
Richland / Pasco Benton / Franklin County $96.00 $9,384.00
Seattle King County $205.00 $74,585.00
Spokane Spokane County $99.00 $16,584.00
Tacoma Pierce County $120.00 $32,028.00
Vancouver Clark / Cowlitz / Skamania County $169.00 $5,904.00
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Per-diems for other cities in Washington:

If you are traveling to a city in Washington that does not have a specific per diem rate the standard per-diem rates of $91.00 per night for lodging and $51.00 per day for meals and incidentals apply.

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