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What do science technicians do?

  • prepare materials for experimentation such as freezing and slicing specimens and mixing chemicals
  • collect information and samples and conduct field and laboratory experiments, tests and analyses
  • present results in graphic and written form by preparing maps, charts, sketches, diagrams and reports
  • perform routine mathematical calculations, and computations of measurements
  • control the quality and quantity of laboratory supplies by testing samples and monitoring usage
  • participate in fabricating, installing and modifying equipment to ensure that critical standards are met

Low

projected job openings

$52-$65k

qualified full-time wage

68%

employed full-time

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