Biological Technician Salary Information in St Louis, Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,790
25th Percentile Wage
$28,120
50th Percentile Wage
$38,400
75th Percentile Wage
$47,970
90th Percentile Wage
$58,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in St Louis, Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,790.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.52
25th Percentile Wage
$13.52
50th Percentile Wage
$18.46
75th Percentile Wage
$23.06
90th Percentile Wage
$28.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in St Louis, Missouri. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.36. The median hourly salary is $18.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.52.

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
201638,400-6.22%10.89%
201540,7909.19%-
201437,040-1.40%-
201337,5608.89%-
201234,220--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $38,400, St Louis is the lowest paying city for biological technicians in state of Missouri, following city of Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $42,370). Compared with the highest paying city Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of biological technicians in St Louis is 9.4 percent (9.4%) 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 St Louis, Missouri.