Biological Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,510
25th Percentile Wage
$32,220
50th Percentile Wage
$41,950
75th Percentile Wage
$54,090
90th Percentile Wage
$69,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,510.

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
$41,950
-2.31% 13.23%
2016
$42,920
8.97% -
2015
$39,070
-2.25% -
2014
$39,950
5.21% -
2013
$37,870
3.88% -
2012
$36,400
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Texas ranges from $22,630 to $54,300. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Texas is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,300. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $44,550). The lowest paying area is North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,300
Fort Worth-Arlington
$44,550
El Paso
$43,000
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$42,500
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$41,930
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$41,290
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$41,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$41,170
College Station-Bryan
$39,460
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$39,360
San Angelo
$39,060
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$38,670
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$38,410
Amarillo
$36,800
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,540
Waco
$34,640
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$34,010
Lubbock
$31,930
Tyler
$29,510
Corpus Christi
$29,360
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$22,630




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