Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

The salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare agricultural and food science technician salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,750
25th Percentile Wage
$35,180
50th Percentile Wage
$39,250
75th Percentile Wage
$50,600
90th Percentile Wage
$77,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) agricultural and food science technicians is $77,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food science technicians is $32,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,250
6.06% 15.44%
2016
$36,870
1.27% -
2015
$36,400
8.82% -
2012
$33,190
- -

Compare Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food science technicians in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed agricultural and food science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$33,850
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$33,850

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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