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Biological Technicians in Missouri

Is Missouri a good place for you to work as a Biological Technician?

29.8% Jobs Projection
$40,460 Median Salary
170 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Biological Technicians in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Biological Technicians in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Biological Technicians in Missouri earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Biological Technicians Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 1,160 workers employed as Biological Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,310 Biological Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Biological Technicians in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 720 Biological Technicians working in it, which means Missouri has more Biological Technicians than average.

Biological Technicians in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Biological Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 29.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.1%.

Job Projections for Biological Technicians: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 170 annual Biological Technicians job openings in Missouri, and 1,570 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 8,900 annual jobs and 90,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Biological Technicians Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Biological Technicians ranged from $25,140 to $59,630 with $40,460 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.09 to $28.67. The median hourly rate was $19.45.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.94 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.51.

The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Biological Technicians Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri Metros for Biological Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Biological Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
St. Louis, MO-IL 580 $40,320
Kansas City, MO-KS 460 $41,910
Columbia, MO 80 $40,070

Top States for Biological Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Biological Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 10,990 $50,100
Texas 5,890 $44,070
Massachusetts 5,560 $51,290
Ohio 4,110 $43,950
Pennsylvania 3,750 $46,100
Maryland 3,520 $48,870
New York 3,460 $46,980
Washington 3,200 $42,910
Colorado 2,850 $42,470
Oregon 2,740 $39,610
North Carolina 2,240 $41,970
Florida 2,240 $42,850
Illinois 1,830 $52,920
Georgia 1,630 $47,320
Tennessee 1,240 $38,890
Indiana 1,230 $40,900
Wisconsin 1,160 $45,320
Missouri 1,160 $40,460
Arizona 1,090 $33,400
Connecticut 990 $55,300

Below are the states where Biological Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Connecticut $55,300
Illinois $52,920
District of Columbia $52,000
Massachusetts $51,290
New Jersey $50,350
California $50,100
New Hampshire $49,240
Delaware $48,890
Maryland $48,870
Minnesota $48,630


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