Histotechnologists

4.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
93%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$54,180
or $26.05 hourly
VOLUME
326,220
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 93% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Histotechnologists' job openings is expected to rise 10.9% by 2030
'Histotechnologists' is expected to be a 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 'Histotechnologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Histotechnologists' was $54,180, or $26.05 hourly
'Histotechnologists' are paid 29.2% 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 326,220 people employed as Histotechnologists.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Apply knowledge of health and disease causes to evaluate new laboratory techniques and procedures to examine tissue samples. Process and prepare histological slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists. May solve technical or instrument problems or assist with research studies.

SOC Code: 29-2011.04

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