Biological Technician

Starting Salary

NC Triangle area

Median Annual Wage

$48, 196
NC Triangle area
% Bachelor's degree
% Some college, no degree

Job Outlook

+4 %
NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

NC Triangle area
Biological technicians contribute their own set of skills to the scientific process. They assist biological and medical scientists by setting up, operating, and maintaining lab instruments and equipment. They also make observations, monitor lab work, and examine specimens to detect the presence of disease.

The Associate in Science degree at Durham Tech prepares students to pursue this career path. Coursework covers biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, math, and physics.

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