Biological Technician Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians amongst Idaho metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biological Technicians in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,030
25th Percentile Wage
$26,450
50th Percentile Wage
$32,850
75th Percentile Wage
$38,340
90th Percentile Wage
$48,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,850
1.61% 14.79%
2016
$32,320
1.21% -
2015
$31,930
2.51% -
2014
$31,130
-0.03% -
2013
$31,140
10.12% -
2012
$27,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Idaho ranges from $25,750 to $33,930. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Idaho is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,930. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Boise City-Nampa (mean annual salary $33,240). The lowest paying area is Idaho Falls with a median annual salary of $25,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$33,930
Boise City-Nampa
$33,240
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$32,850
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$32,320
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$32,320
Coeur dAlene
$31,590
Idaho Falls
$25,750




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