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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biological Technicians in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,100
25th Percentile Wage
$29,160
50th Percentile Wage
$37,460
75th Percentile Wage
$47,880
90th Percentile Wage
$55,310

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 $55,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.07
25th Percentile Wage
$14.02
50th Percentile Wage
$18.01
75th Percentile Wage
$23.02
90th Percentile Wage
$26.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.59. The median hourly salary is $18.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,4600.88%6.81%
201537,1306.38%-
201434,760-3.68%-
201336,0403.14%-
201234,910--

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 $46,640. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $46,640. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $42,390). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $17,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$46,640
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$42,390
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$41,050
Port St Lucie
$40,890
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$40,130
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$39,410
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$39,280
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$36,640
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$36,150
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$35,590
Gainesville
$32,580
Jacksonville
$31,450
Tallahassee
$29,090
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$17,930


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