Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,510
25th Percentile Wage
$31,380
50th Percentile Wage
$37,510
75th Percentile Wage
$46,830
90th Percentile Wage
$59,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,510.

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
$37,510
0.67% 10.93%
2016
$37,260
-2.01% -
2015
$38,010
2.58% -
2014
$37,030
5.37% -
2013
$35,040
4.65% -
2012
$33,410
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural and food science technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $33,090 to $44,560. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Wisconsin is Janesville with a median annual salary of $44,560. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Sheboygan (mean annual salary $43,910). The lowest paying area is Wausau with a median annual salary of $33,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Janesville
$44,560
Sheboygan
$43,910
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$43,540
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$42,490
Appleton
$39,360
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,950
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,670
Green Bay
$37,640
Lake County-Kenosha County
$37,630
La Crosse
$37,090
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$35,910
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,330
Madison
$34,600
Wausau
$33,090




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