The median annual wage for biological technicians was $41,650 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $26,610, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $69,180.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for biological technicians in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences
Colleges, universities, and professional schools; private
Colleges, universities, and professional schools; state
Federal government, excluding postal service
Most biological technicians work full time and keep regular hours.
Median annual wages, May 2015
Life, physical, and social science technicians
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics