Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,920
25th Percentile Wage
$30,590
50th Percentile Wage
$39,070
75th Percentile Wage
$47,670
90th Percentile Wage
$57,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $57,150. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,920.

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
$39,070
24.06% 9.29%
2016
$29,670
1.85% -
2015
$29,120
0.24% -
2014
$29,050
-16.59% -
2013
$33,870
-4.64% -
2012
$35,440
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Tennessee ranges from $29,080 to $40,930. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $40,930. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $36,270). The lowest paying area is Memphis with a median annual salary of $29,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$40,930
Knoxville
$36,270
Memphis
$29,080




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