Biological Technician Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians among Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,810
25th Percentile Wage
$33,750
50th Percentile Wage
$42,690
75th Percentile Wage
$52,040
90th Percentile Wage
$61,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,810.

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
$42,690
33.85% 29.91%
2016
$28,240
12.25% -
2015
$24,780
3.27% -
2014
$23,970
-27.53% -
2013
$30,570
2.13% -
2012
$29,920
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Kentucky ranges from $28,770 to $45,240. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $45,240. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is Louisville-Jefferson County (mean annual salary $40,390). The lowest paying area is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$45,240
Louisville-Jefferson County
$40,390
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$28,770




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