U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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19-4021 Biological Technicians
Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs.
Illustrative examples: Bacteriology Technician,
Marine Fisheries Technician
Broad Occupation: 19-4020 Biological Technicians
Minor Group: 19-4000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010