Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for agricultural and food science technicians in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians amongst Minnesota 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,610
25th Percentile Wage
$34,860
50th Percentile Wage
$42,300
75th Percentile Wage
$48,920
90th Percentile Wage
$56,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $56,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,300
1.73% 10.02%
2016
$41,570
7.24% -
2015
$38,560
2.26% -
2014
$37,690
0.03% -
2013
$37,680
-1.01% -
2012
$38,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Minnesota ranges from $33,950 to $45,260. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Minnesota is Rochester with a median annual salary of $45,260. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $44,580). The lowest paying area is Mankato-North Mankato with a median annual salary of $33,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$45,260
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$44,580
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$42,800
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$40,010
St Cloud
$35,230
Mankato-North Mankato
$33,950




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