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Want to work in Michigan as a Science Technician? Read this first!

9.8% Jobs Projection
$40,430 Median Salary
980 Job Openings

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

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

  • Science Technicians in Michigan earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 2,920 people working as Science Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 2,840 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 980 annual Science Technicians job openings in Michigan, and 8,260 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Science Technicians Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $23,770 to $64,520 with $40,430 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.43 to $31.02. The median hourly rate was $19.44.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.56 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.12.

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


Top Michigan 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
Ann Arbor, MI 1,740 $42,030
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 710 $33,810
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 100 $48,390

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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