Biological Technician Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians amongst Colorado 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 Biological Technicians in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,810
25th Percentile Wage
$36,050
50th Percentile Wage
$45,580
75th Percentile Wage
$58,580
90th Percentile Wage
$70,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,580
2.87% 8.97%
2016
$44,270
3.55% -
2015
$42,700
-0.07% -
2014
$42,730
1.03% -
2013
$42,290
1.89% -
2012
$41,490
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Colorado ranges from $36,630 to $53,200. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $53,200. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $51,840). The lowest paying area is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $36,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$53,200
Colorado Springs
$51,840
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$47,360
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$42,690
Fort Collins-Loveland
$41,620
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$41,010
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$36,630




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