Biological Technician Salary

A Biological Technician earns an average wage of $15.91 per hour. A skill in Molecular Biology is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,252 - $56,766
$29K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,150
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$13.17 - $20.18
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MEDIAN: $15.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,252 - $56,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$28,586 - $52,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.17 - $20.18  
   
Overtime
$14.30 - $37.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
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Total Pay (?
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$28,586 - $52,610  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Biological Technician

  • Conduct or assist in conducting research on blood, water, plants, soil, and animals.
  • Manage, maintain, and clean laboratory equipment and tools.
  • Analyze data, interpret results, and present summaries of all findings.

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Key Stats for Biological Technician

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Biological Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 27%
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