Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

19-1029 Biological Scientists, All Other



All biological scientists not listed separately.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 300$31.82/hr$20.09/hr$27.85/hr$31.95/hr$36.69/hr$41.59/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services60$36.13/hr
Public Administration200$37.84/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/A$34.79/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$27.03/hr-7.7%
Central Minnesota 20$27.16/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$32.71/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$31.95/hr-2.2%
Northwest Balance of State 30$31.14/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$40.39/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$38.66/hr-3.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 110N/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 120N/AN/A
Minnesota 270$37.10/hr7.5%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 2,910$41.42/hr12.8%
Microbiologists 370$32.17/hr8.4%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 900$34.81/hr14.0%
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 390$75,796.83/yr3.9%
Soil and Plant Scientists 650$33.19/hr14.3%
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 780$80,070.64/yr8.7%


  • Design molecular or cellular laboratory experiments, oversee their execution, and interpret results.
  • Supervise technical personnel and postdoctoral research fellows.
  • Conduct research on cell organization and function, including mechanisms of gene expression, cellular bioinformatics, cell signaling, or cell differentiation.
  • Direct, coordinate, organize, or prioritize biological laboratory activities.
  • Collaborate with biologists and other professionals to conduct appropriate genetic and biochemical analyses.
  • Supervise or direct the work of other geneticists, biologists, technicians, or biometricians working on genetics research projects.
  • Compile and analyze molecular or cellular experimental data and adjust experimental designs as necessary.
  • Review, approve, or interpret genetic laboratory results.
  • Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies.
  • Maintain laboratory notebooks that record research methods, procedures, and results.