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 data of biological technicians in Columbia is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biological Technicians in Columbia, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,730
25th Percentile Wage
$25,750
50th Percentile Wage
$40,020
75th Percentile Wage
$53,870
90th Percentile Wage
$63,660

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 $63,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,730.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.37
25th Percentile Wage
$12.38
50th Percentile Wage
$19.23
75th Percentile Wage
$25.90
90th Percentile Wage
$30.61

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in Columbia, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.61. The median hourly salary is $19.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.37.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201640,0202.10%21.76%
201439,1800.38%-
201339,03019.78%-
201231,310--

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,020 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 5.5 percent (5.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area and 4.0 percent (4.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying St Louis.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$42,370
Kansas City
$41,090
Columbia
$40,020
St Louis
$38,400

See also: Top paying jobs in Columbia, Missouri.