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 amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Agricultural and Food Science Technicians in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,810
25th Percentile Wage
$31,200
50th Percentile Wage
$37,260
75th Percentile Wage
$45,680
90th Percentile Wage
$53,830

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 $53,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.41
25th Percentile Wage
$15.00
50th Percentile Wage
$17.91
75th Percentile Wage
$21.96
90th Percentile Wage
$25.88

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for agricultural and food science technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $25.88. The median hourly salary is $17.91. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.41.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201637,260-2.01%10.33%
201538,0102.58%-
201437,0305.37%-
201335,0404.65%-
201233,410--

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 $46,510. The highest paying area for agricultural and food science technicians in Wisconsin is West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,510. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington (mean annual salary $40,990). The lowest paying area is Wausau with a median annual salary of $33,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$46,510
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$40,990
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$40,000
Appleton
$39,190
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$38,670
Lake County-Kenosha County
$37,870
La Crosse
$37,090
Green Bay
$36,800
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,690
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$36,470
Madison
$34,260
Wausau
$33,090


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