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Example of Science Technician Job All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

  • Paleontological Helper
  • Science Technician
  • Physical Science Aide
  • Assistant Oceanographer
  • Natural Resource Technician

Job Demand for Science Technicians

In the United States, there were 76,100 jobs for Science Technician in 2016. 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. There will be an estimated 9,900 positions for Science Technician per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Science Technicians in U.S.

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.

Average Science Technicians Salary

The typical yearly salary for Science Technicians is somewhere between $29,830 and $80,370.

Salary Ranges for Science Technicians

Science Technicians who work in Maryland, Connecticut, or Rhode Island, make the highest salaries.

How much do Science Technicians make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $46,600
Alaska $56,470
Arizona $51,250
Arkansas $50,740
California $56,670
Colorado $51,890
Connecticut $62,090
District of Columbia $61,000
Florida $45,200
Georgia $52,690
Hawaii $57,310
Idaho $42,220
Illinois $51,130
Indiana $51,970
Iowa $46,740
Kansas $51,960
Kentucky $52,340
Louisiana $47,250
Maine $55,220
Maryland $69,500
Massachusetts $63,450
Michigan $43,640
Minnesota $50,440
Mississippi $52,950
Missouri $49,590
Montana $43,930
Nebraska $58,150
Nevada $47,690
New Hampshire $57,990
New Jersey $60,660
New Mexico $59,850
New York $53,380
North Carolina $53,390
North Dakota $52,050
Ohio $52,690
Oklahoma $57,950
Oregon $51,800
Pennsylvania $50,410
Rhode Island $59,480
South Carolina $56,910
South Dakota $45,190
Tennessee $43,440
Texas $54,290
Utah $50,980
Virginia $52,180
Washington $55,920
West Virginia $55,930
Wisconsin $52,500
Wyoming $53,940

Who Employs Science Technicians?

Science Technician Sectors

The table below shows the approximate number of Science Technicians employed by various industries.

Science Technician Industries

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