Biological Technician Salary Information in Columbia, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biological technicians in Columbia, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of biological technicians in Columbia is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biological Technicians in Columbia, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,430
25th Percentile Wage
$32,550
50th Percentile Wage
$40,670
75th Percentile Wage
$58,060
90th Percentile Wage
$64,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Columbia, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,430.

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
$40,670
1.60% 23.01%
2016
$40,020
2.10% -
2014
$39,180
0.38% -
2013
$39,030
19.78% -
2012
$31,310
- -

Table 3. Compare Biological Technician Salary in Columbia with Other Missouri Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,670 in Columbia is in the middle of salary range for biological technicians in state of Missouri. In comparison, the annual salary of biological technicians in Columbia is 4.0 percent (4.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area and 24.5 percent (24.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying Springfield.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,370
St Joseph
$41,310
Columbia
$40,670
St Louis
$39,410
Kansas City
$39,140
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$35,430
Springfield
$30,710



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, Missouri.