Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for agricultural and food science technicians in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of agricultural and food science technicians amongst Oregon cities 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 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Oregon

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,440
25th Percentile Wage
$32,820
50th Percentile Wage
$38,780
75th Percentile Wage
$48,300
90th Percentile Wage
$60,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food science technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,780
0.52% 7.14%
2016
$38,580
0.47% -
2015
$38,400
0.23% -
2014
$38,310
6.19% -
2013
$35,940
-0.19% -
2012
$36,010
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Oregon ranges from $31,410 to $48,630. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Oregon is Corvallis with a median annual salary of $48,630. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $41,600). The lowest paying area is North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Corvallis
$48,630
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$41,600
Salem
$41,140
Eugene-Springfield
$38,760
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$37,220
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$31,410




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