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Biological Technician Salary Information in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of biological technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of biological technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Biological Technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,500
25th Percentile Wage
$34,280
50th Percentile Wage
$37,260
75th Percentile Wage
$40,650
90th Percentile Wage
$57,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,500.

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
$37,260
0.83% 5.05%
2016
$36,950
0.38% -
2015
$36,810
-2.25% -
2014
$37,640
6.59% -
2013
$35,160
-0.63% -
2012
$35,380
- -

Table 3. Compare Biological Technician Salary in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,260 in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is in the middle of salary range for biological technicians in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of biological technicians in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton is 29.8 percent (29.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Newark-Union and 7.4 percent (7.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Reading.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$53,090
Philadelphia
$52,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$50,140
Lancaster
$48,400
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$46,980
State College
$45,530
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$43,020
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$41,300
Pittsburgh
$37,420
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$37,260
Reading
$34,510



See also: Top paying jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania.