Biological Technician Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians amongst Michigan cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,770
25th Percentile Wage
$31,230
50th Percentile Wage
$36,200
75th Percentile Wage
$47,060
90th Percentile Wage
$56,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.87
25th Percentile Wage
$15.01
50th Percentile Wage
$17.41
75th Percentile Wage
$22.62
90th Percentile Wage
$27.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.00. The median hourly salary is $17.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.87.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,2008.92%5.00%
201532,970-2.40%-
201433,760-3.97%-
201335,1002.02%-
201234,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Michigan ranges from $32,320 to $40,040. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Michigan is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,040. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,200). The lowest paying area is Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $32,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$40,040
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$39,200
Lansing-East Lansing
$36,660
Ann Arbor
$36,460
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$35,840
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$35,600
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$35,210
Kalamazoo-Portage
$34,890
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$32,320


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