Biological Technician Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,750
25th Percentile Wage
$33,150
50th Percentile Wage
$39,110
75th Percentile Wage
$47,840
90th Percentile Wage
$57,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,750.

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
$39,110
2.79% 7.72%
2016
$38,020
2.39% -
2015
$37,110
2.51% -
2014
$36,180
-2.65% -
2013
$37,140
2.83% -
2012
$36,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Oregon Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Oregon ranges from $34,540 to $40,230. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Oregon is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $40,230. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Salem (mean annual salary $39,120). The lowest paying area is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eugene-Springfield
$40,230
Salem
$39,120
Corvallis
$39,030
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$37,440
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$36,230
Medford
$36,020
Bend
$35,890
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,870
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,540




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