Career Outlook for Biological Technicians

Also known as:  Bacteriology Technician, Biochemistry Technician, Biology Laboratory Assistant, Marine Fisheries Technician, Microbiology Technician, Wildlife Technician
The overall job outlook for Biological Technician careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 22.16 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 3.69 percent per year. Demand for Biological Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 20,560 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.52 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Biological Technicians in the following states
California 10,840
Massachusetts 5,210
New York 3,860
Washington 3,610
Texas 3,060
Pennsylvania 3,050
Maryland 2,960
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Biological Technicians
Vermont 70
Rhode Island 80
District of Columbia 130
New Hampshire 200
Delaware 220
Puerto Rico 250
West Virginia 270