Biological Technician Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,780
25th Percentile Wage
$33,000
50th Percentile Wage
$40,670
75th Percentile Wage
$51,060
90th Percentile Wage
$62,460

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,460. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,780.

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
$40,670
0.81% 8.73%
2016
$40,340
12.59% -
2015
$35,260
-8.54% -
2014
$38,270
3.81% -
2013
$36,810
-0.84% -
2012
$37,120
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Wisconsin ranges from $31,630 to $55,680. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Wisconsin is Lake County-Kenosha County with a median annual salary of $55,680. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Duluth (mean annual salary $48,720). The lowest paying area is Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $31,630.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake County-Kenosha County
$55,680
Duluth
$48,720
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$48,120
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$44,740
Madison
$44,240
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$42,700
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$36,640
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$32,320
Green Bay
$32,310
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$31,630




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