What Do Science Technician Do?
Position Description All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.
Other Science Technician Job Titles
- Polygraph Examiner
- Scientific Helper
- Scientific Aide
- Laser Technician
- Radiation Technician
Job Outlook for Science Technicians
In 2016, there was an estimated number of 76,100 jobs in the United States for Science Technician. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.7% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 7,400 new jobs for Science Technician by 2026. The BLS estimates 9,900 yearly job openings in this field.
The states with the most job growth for Science Technician are Utah, Texas, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in Wyoming, Maine, or Alaska. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Salary for a Science Technician
The salary for Science Technicians ranges between about $29,830 and $80,370 a year.
Science Technicians who work in Maryland, Connecticut, or Rhode Island, make the highest salaries.
How much do Science Technicians make in each U.S. state?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$61,000|
Where do Science Technicians Work?
The table below shows the approximate number of Science Technicians employed by various industries.
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