What Are The Training Requirements for Biological Technicians?

Biological technicians need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Biological technicians
Typical education of Biological technicians
Percent
Less than High School 4.4
High School 17.6
Some College 23.6
Associates Degree 16.0
Bachelors Degree 28.4
Masters Degree 5.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.8

What Is the Employment Outlook for Biological Technicians?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more biological technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 26,000 more.

This career includes 79,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Biological Technicians Make?

On average, biological technicians make $22.18 per hour or $46,130 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Biological Technicians?

Hourly income for Biological technicians in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biological technicians $13.30 $16.27 $20.44 $26.44 $33.46
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life, physical, and social science technicians $12.79 $16.17 $21.27 $28.34 $37.01
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Biological Technicians?

Annual salary for Biological technicians in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biological technicians $27,660 $33,840 $42,520 $54,990 $69,590
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life, physical, and social science technicians $26,610 $33,630 $44,250 $58,950 $76,980
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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