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Biological Technician Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of biological technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare biological technician salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Biological Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,110
25th Percentile Wage
$26,470
50th Percentile Wage
$34,640
75th Percentile Wage
$43,170
90th Percentile Wage
$56,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) biological technicians is $56,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological technicians is $21,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,640
4.27% -16.14%
2016
$33,160
-0.69% -
2015
$33,390
-7.25% -
2014
$35,810
-16.92% -
2013
$41,870
3.92% -
2012
$40,230
- -

Compare Biological Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of biological technicians in two industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. For detailed biological technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$34,640
Support Activities for Animal Production
$34,640

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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