The annual and hourly salary statistics of forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven 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||$27,400|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,120|
|50th Percentile Wage||$36,180|
|75th Percentile Wage||$51,320|
|90th Percentile Wage||$59,450|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,400.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of forensic science technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $36,180 in Lakeland-Winter Haven is in the middle of salary range for forensic science technicians in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of forensic science technicians in Lakeland-Winter Haven is 42.2 percent (42.2%) lower than that in the highest paying West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach and 1.7 percent (1.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |