Biological Technicians

4.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
53%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$46,340
or $22.28 hourly
VOLUME
80,640
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 53% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Biological Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 6.7% by 2030
'Biological Technicians' is expected to be an average 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 'Biological Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Biological Technicians' was $46,340, or $22.28 hourly
'Biological Technicians' are paid 10.5% 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 80,640 people employed as Biological Technicians.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Assist biological and medical scientists. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, collect data and samples, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs.

SOC Code: 19-4021.00

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