If you are curious, intuitive and logical with a good memory and the ability to make assumptions based on data, science and engineering may be a good pathway for you. For many careers in this area, a four-year degree is required.
Employment in life, physical, and social science occupations is projected to grow 7 percent, about as fast as the average from 2014 to 2024, which will result in about 97,600 new jobs.
Biological Research Technician
$26,890 - $53,230
$27,270 - $69,790
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition.