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Science Technicians in North Dakota

Considering a career as a Science Technician in North Dakota?

11.1% Jobs Projection
$47,740 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Science Technicians in North Dakota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Science Technicians in North Dakota is growing faster than average.

  • Science Technicians in North Dakota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Science Technicians Work in North Dakota?

220 people worked as Science Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 210 Science Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Science Technicians in ND Employment Trend

The typical state has 940 Science Technicians working in it, which means North Dakota has fewer Science Technicians than average.

Science Technicians in ND vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Dakota

Jobs for Science Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.7%.

Job Projections for Science Technicians: Nation vs. ND

North Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 300 total jobs in 2026 for Science Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,900 annual jobs and 83,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Science Technicians Make in North Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Science Technicians ranged from $32,640 to $80,070 with $47,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.69 to $38.49. The median hourly rate was $22.95.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $24.21 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.26.

The median salary in North Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Science Technicians Earnings: ND vs. National Average

Top North Dakota Metros for Science Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Science Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Fargo, ND-MN 60 $46,140
Bismarck, ND 40 $47,690

Top States for Science Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Science Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,000 $53,280
New York 6,930 $50,040
Texas 4,980 $52,010
Illinois 3,480 $48,420
Florida 2,970 $41,710
Michigan 2,920 $40,430
Pennsylvania 2,270 $47,500
Georgia 2,020 $50,430
Indiana 1,890 $48,540
Ohio 1,770 $51,970
Virginia 1,760 $49,680
Missouri 1,650 $47,460
Maryland 1,630 $62,950
Massachusetts 1,600 $58,230
Washington 1,600 $53,690
New Jersey 1,440 $56,710
Colorado 1,350 $48,980
Oklahoma 1,290 $52,310
Oregon 1,270 $51,210
Louisiana 1,220 $45,260

Below are the states where Science Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Maryland $62,950
Connecticut $59,960
Rhode Island $59,060
Massachusetts $58,230
Nebraska $58,200
New Hampshire $57,140
New Jersey $56,710
District of Columbia $56,230
Hawaii $55,200
South Carolina $55,140

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Occupation ND Employment Total
Forest and Conservation Technicians 90
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 80


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