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Science Technicians in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Science Technician in Wisconsin?

8.2% Jobs Projection
$50,260 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Science Technicians in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Science Technicians in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 820 workers employed as Science Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 830 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Science Technicians in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means Wisconsin has fewer Science Technicians than average.

Science Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Science Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,060 jobs for Wisconsin Science Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $25,350 to $80,360 with $50,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.19 to $38.64. The median hourly rate was $24.16.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.83 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.33.

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

Science Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Science Technicians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,510 $47,740
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 700 $49,410
Madison, WI 370 $60,720
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 110 $51,020
Duluth, MN-WI 80 $45,240

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

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

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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Occupation WI Employment Total
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