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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $64,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid biological technicians is $27,780.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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 $44,420. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $37,500). 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|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .