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or $27.79 hourly
as of 2021
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Social Perceptiveness (47)
Assisting and Caring for Others (34)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (16)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Histotechnologists' job openings is expected to rise 6.6% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Histotechnologists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Histotechnologists' was $57,800, or $27.79 hourly
'Histotechnologists' are paid 26.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as histotechnologists?
As of 2021 there were 318,780 people employed as Histotechnologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 441 people are employed as Histotechnologists.
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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