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Biotechnology Research Assistants
Biotechnology research assistants work to help scientists, engineers, professors, and a wide variety of other professionals get their jobs done. They are information specialists who find the facts, data, and statistics that their employers need, leaving the employers free to pursue the larger task at hand. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that there are 71,590 biological technicians (a job that is similar to biotechnology research assistants) employed in the United States.