Biological Technician Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for biological technicians in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians among New York metropolitan 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 Biological Technicians in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,370
25th Percentile Wage
$36,040
50th Percentile Wage
$44,240
75th Percentile Wage
$55,070
90th Percentile Wage
$65,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,370.

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
$44,240
5.02% 6.19%
2016
$42,020
6.43% -
2015
$39,320
-1.42% -
2014
$39,880
-0.50% -
2013
$40,080
-3.54% -
2012
$41,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of New York ranges from $28,310 to $48,290. The highest paying area for biological technicians in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $48,290. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Ithaca (mean annual salary $45,720). The lowest paying area is Binghamton with a median annual salary of $28,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$48,290
Ithaca
$45,720
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$44,470
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$44,120
Syracuse
$41,460
Nassau-Suffolk
$41,080
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$39,390
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,370
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$38,340
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$36,190
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$34,970
Rochester
$32,860
Binghamton
$28,310




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