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Biological Technicians

Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$27.00 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  6.7%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Record research or operational data.
  • Analyze chemical compounds or substances.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
  • Examine characteristics or behavior of living organisms.
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Job Title Examples:

Chemical Technician
Laboratory Technician
Biological Technician

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