Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for agricultural and food science technicians in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians among Missouri 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 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,980
25th Percentile Wage
$29,380
50th Percentile Wage
$35,940
75th Percentile Wage
$48,080
90th Percentile Wage
$67,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,980.

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
$35,940
5.56% 1.17%
2016
$33,940
-0.82% -
2015
$34,220
-4.53% -
2014
$35,770
-1.29% -
2013
$36,230
1.96% -
2012
$35,520
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Missouri ranges from $30,050 to $47,900. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Missouri is Columbia with a median annual salary of $47,900. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $46,080). The lowest paying area is Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$47,900
Kansas City
$46,080
St Louis
$39,430
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$36,870
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$33,670
Joplin
$33,440
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$30,050




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