Bioinformatics Technicians

6.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
43%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
31.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$98,230
or $47.22 hourly
VOLUME
59,680
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 43% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bioinformatics Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 31.4% by 2030
'Bioinformatics Technicians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Bioinformatics Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bioinformatics Technicians' was $98,230, or $47.22 hourly
'Bioinformatics Technicians' are paid 134.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 59,680 people employed as Bioinformatics Technicians.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Apply principles and methods of bioinformatics to assist scientists in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. Apply bioinformatics tools to visualize, analyze, manipulate or interpret molecular data. May build and maintain databases for processing and analyzing genomic or other biological information.

SOC Code: 15-2099.01

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