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Biological Technician Salary Information in Kansas City, Missouri

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biological technicians in Kansas City, Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of biological technicians in Kansas City 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 Kansas City, Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,550
25th Percentile Wage
$34,620
50th Percentile Wage
$41,090
75th Percentile Wage
$49,280
90th Percentile Wage
$60,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Kansas City, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.21
25th Percentile Wage
$16.64
50th Percentile Wage
$19.75
75th Percentile Wage
$23.69
90th Percentile Wage
$29.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in Kansas City, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.29. The median hourly salary is $19.75. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.21.

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
201641,090-1.27%13.02%
201541,610-1.59%-
201442,2709.75%-
201338,1506.32%-
201235,740--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $41,090, Kansas City is the second highest paying city for biological technicians in state of Missouri, following the highest paying city Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $42,370). Compared with Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of biological technicians in Kansas City is 3.0 percent (3.0%) lower.

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 Kansas City, Missouri.