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Biological Technician Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,710
25th Percentile Wage
$32,270
50th Percentile Wage
$39,150
75th Percentile Wage
$49,960
90th Percentile Wage
$60,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $60,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,710.

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
$39,150
0.46% 0.08%
2016
$38,970
-0.13% -
2015
$39,020
5.20% -
2014
$36,990
-6.81% -
2013
$39,510
0.99% -
2012
$39,120
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in South Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of South Carolina ranges from $29,490 to $50,310. The highest paying area for biological technicians in South Carolina is Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,310. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Sumter (mean annual salary $45,530). The lowest paying area is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $29,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$50,310
Sumter
$45,530
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$40,540
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$40,290
Columbia
$37,560
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$29,490




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