Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for agricultural and food science technicians in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians among Ohio 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,210
25th Percentile Wage
$29,090
50th Percentile Wage
$35,680
75th Percentile Wage
$45,040
90th Percentile Wage
$51,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,210.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.60
25th Percentile Wage
$13.99
50th Percentile Wage
$17.14
75th Percentile Wage
$21.65
90th Percentile Wage
$24.66

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.66. The median hourly salary is $17.14. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.60.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food science technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,680-4.26%-8.46%
201537,200-0.38%-
201437,340-5.36%-
201339,3401.63%-
201238,700--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Ohio Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Ohio ranges from $30,400 to $49,610. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $49,610. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (mean annual salary $42,550). The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $30,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$49,610
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$42,550
Cincinnati-Middletown
$41,750
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$36,830
Columbus
$30,400



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