The annual and hourly salary statistics of biological technicians in West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of biological technicians in West Colorado nonmetropolitan area is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$32,850|
|25th Percentile Wage||$32,860|
|50th Percentile Wage||$41,010|
|75th Percentile Wage||$46,100|
|90th Percentile Wage||$58,360|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,850.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $41,010 in West Colorado nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for biological technicians in state of Colorado. In comparison, the annual salary of biological technicians in West Colorado nonmetropolitan area is 22.9 percent (22.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Boulder and 10.7 percent (10.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Colorado Springs|| |
|East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Fort Collins-Loveland|| |
|West Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |