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Laboratory Technicians and Technologists

Overview

Laboratory technicians and technologists perform experiments and procedures in biotechnology research. Technicians and technologists are differentiated by their level of education. Technicians typically have associate’s degrees, and technologists have bachelor’s degrees.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Clinical Research Associate or Scientist

Engineer

Laboratory Technologist

Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Assistant