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 among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Biological Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,360
25th Percentile Wage
$31,590
50th Percentile Wage
$42,920
75th Percentile Wage
$56,930
90th Percentile Wage
$80,070

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 $80,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,360.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.19
25th Percentile Wage
$15.19
50th Percentile Wage
$20.64
75th Percentile Wage
$27.37
90th Percentile Wage
$38.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for biological technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.50. The median hourly salary is $20.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.19.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,9208.97%15.19%
201539,070-2.25%-
201439,9505.21%-
201337,8703.88%-
201236,400--

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 $29,180 to $48,580. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $48,580. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $42,260). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $29,180.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$48,580
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$42,260
Amarillo
$40,240
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$40,030
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$39,930
Fort Worth-Arlington
$39,560
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$38,810
College Station-Bryan
$37,490
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$36,540
Waco
$34,640
Lubbock
$31,930
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$31,310
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$29,180


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