Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,450
25th Percentile Wage
$34,200
50th Percentile Wage
$43,390
75th Percentile Wage
$53,380
90th Percentile Wage
$63,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $63,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food science technicians is $27,450.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,390
13.16% 19.73%
2016
$37,680
2.79% -
2015
$36,630
1.15% -
2014
$36,210
2.13% -
2013
$35,440
1.72% -
2012
$34,830
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Compare Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of agricultural and food science technicians in seven industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for agricultural and food science technician occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $53,030. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $40,780). For detailed agricultural and food science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,030
Educational Services - Privately owned
$52,870
Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,880
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$43,470
Educational Services
$43,390
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$40,860
Educational Services - State government owned
$40,780

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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