Occupational Employment Statistics


19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

All life, physical, and social science technicians not listed separately.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 502$20.20/hr$17.47/hr$18.90/hr$19.37/hr$22.11/hr$24.16/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$31.79/hr
Professional and Business Services410$26.19/hr
Education and Health Services150$22.19/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration320$19.87/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$22.42/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$19.88/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$30.65/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$19.84/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$18.91/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$19.87/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$19.37/hr20.8%
Northwest Minnesota 50$19.37/hr0.0%
Southeast Minnesota 50$18.91/hr19.1%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$22.57/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 80$23.36/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$22.13/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 630$24.76/hr6.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 700$24.16/hrN/A
Minnesota 940$22.96/hr7.8%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 820$20.04/hr7.3%
Geological and Petroleum Technicians N/A$26.69/hr4.0%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,450$27.77/hr1.2%

  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Calibrate, validate, or maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures, including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
  • Compile laboratory test data and perform appropriate analyses.
  • Integrate remotely sensed data with other geospatial data.
  • Receive and inspect raw materials.