Biological Technician Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians among Florida cities 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,490
25th Percentile Wage
$32,160
50th Percentile Wage
$41,860
75th Percentile Wage
$50,500
90th Percentile Wage
$60,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,490.

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
$41,860
10.51% 16.60%
2016
$37,460
0.88% -
2015
$37,130
6.38% -
2014
$34,760
-3.68% -
2013
$36,040
3.14% -
2012
$34,910
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Florida ranges from $17,930 to $48,950. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Florida is Port St Lucie with a median annual salary of $48,950. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach (mean annual salary $44,400). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Port St Lucie
$48,950
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$44,400
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$43,760
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$43,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$43,200
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$43,190
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$43,080
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$42,050
Gainesville
$40,680
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$38,280
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$36,640
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$35,570
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$34,460
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$32,020
Jacksonville
$31,450
Tallahassee
$29,090
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$17,930




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