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Laboratory Testing Technicians

Overview

Laboratory testing technicians conduct tests on countless substances and products. Their laboratory duties include measuring and evaluating materials and running quality control tests. They work in a variety of unrelated fields, such as medicine, metallurgy, manufacturing, geology, and meteorology. Therefore, students interested in a career as a laboratory testing technician should look for job titles such as metallurgical, medical, or pharmaceutical technicians.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Engineer, or Physicist, or Geologist

Manager or Supervisor

Experienced Laboratory Testing Technician

Laboratory Testing Technician

Trainee

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