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Biological Technicians

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.82
Statewide median: $24.25


This career pays above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Biological Technicians *

Area Low Median High
$19.49 $24.79 $31.49
$17.90 $23.82 $31.73
Central Minnesota
$16.61 $17.90 $21.88
Northeast Minnesota
$16.15 $18.03 $22.33
Northwest Minnesota
$18.03 $21.83 $29.26
Southeast Minnesota
$24.90 $31.83 $31.83
Southwest Minnesota
$17.90 $21.61 $29.15
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.90 $18.71 $30.07

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 1,470 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Biological Technicians most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.


Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 967 new Biological Technicians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Biological Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 87,600 93,500 5,900 6.7%
Minnesota 718 766 48 6.7%
Southwest Minnesota 33 34 1 3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 478 514 36 7.5%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.


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