Biological Technician Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual salaries for biological technicians in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of biological technicians among Oregon cities is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Oregon (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,550
25th Percentile Wage
$33,870
50th Percentile Wage
$39,610
75th Percentile Wage
$48,430
90th Percentile Wage
$58,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biological technicians in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,550.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biological technicians from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$39,610
1.26% 8.89%
2017
$39,110
2.79% -
2016
$38,020
2.39% -
2015
$37,110
2.51% -
2014
$36,180
-2.65% -
2013
$37,140
2.83% -
2012
$36,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biological Technicians in Oregon Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biological technicians in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biological technicians in state of Oregon ranges from $33,400 to $40,230. The highest paying area for biological technicians in Oregon is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $40,230. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Corvallis (mean annual salary $39,520). The lowest paying area is Bend with a median annual salary of $33,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eugene-Springfield
$40,230
Corvallis
$39,520
Salem
$39,370
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$37,440
Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$37,220
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$36,230
Medford
$36,020
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$35,820
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,870
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,540
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$34,480
Bend
$33,400




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