The average wage for a Biotechnology Technician is $22.30 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$29,590 - $82,029
$30K
$41K
$82K
MEDIAN: $41,217
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50%
90%

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$11.96 - $38.58
$12
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $22.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,590 - $82,029  
   
Bonus
$4,750  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,491 - $82,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $38.58  
   
Overtime
$34.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,750  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,491 - $82,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Biotechnology Technician

  • Write reports and presentations to communicate methods, results, needs, and forecasts.
  • Conduct tests and interpret results, documenting all steps and data.
  • Develop methods and tools to investigate understand specific biotechnology concepts.
  • Maintain workspace and laboratory, including equipment, inventory, and tools.

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Key Stats for Biotechnology Technician

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Biotechnology Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 71%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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