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or $30.03 hourly
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Social Perceptiveness (47)
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Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (6)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Bioinformatics Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'Bioinformatics Technicians' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Bioinformatics Technicians' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Bioinformatics Technicians' was $62,460, or $30.03 hourly
'Bioinformatics Technicians' are paid 36.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as bioinformatics technicians?
As of 2021 there were 3,970 people employed as Bioinformatics Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 35 thousand people are employed as Bioinformatics Technicians.
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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