Biological Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Biological Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,330
25th Percentile Wage
$35,230
50th Percentile Wage
$43,970
75th Percentile Wage
$55,200
90th Percentile Wage
$67,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological 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) biological technicians is $67,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological technicians is $29,330.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,970
5.62% 8.16%
2016
$41,500
2.67% -
2015
$40,390
1.02% -
2014
$39,980
1.68% -
2013
$39,310
-2.72% -
2012
$40,380
- -

Compare Biological Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of biological technicians in eleven 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 biological technician occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $46,180. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $37,320). For detailed biological technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,180
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,170
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,000
Educational Services
$43,970
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$42,490
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$42,180
Educational Services - State government owned
$42,130
Educational Services - Local government owned
$41,360
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$41,230
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$40,380
Junior colleges - State government owned
$37,320

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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