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Biotechnology Research Assistants

Overview

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 79,000 biological technicians (a job that is similar to biotechnology research assistants) employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Curious

Organized

Career Ladder
Research Manager

Experienced Research Assistant

Entry-Level Research Assistant

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