Occupational Employment Statistics


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

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 209$18.43/hr$12.78/hr$13.73/hr$15.90/hr$22.18/hr$28.90/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$22.99/hr
Professional and Business Services380$25.76/hr
Education and Health Services120$21.14/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration60$26.29/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$20.52/hr0.0%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 10$18.43/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$15.90/hr19.1%
Southeast Balance of State 20N/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$28.96/hr5.9%
St Cloud MN MSA 20$23.94/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 20$32.45/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 30$23.53/hr20.8%
Northeast Minnesota 40$22.90/hr1.8%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$22.11/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$23.45/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 520$25.22/hr6.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 530$25.13/hrN/A
Minnesota 630$24.67/hr7.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Chemists 1,910$41.29/hr7.9%
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 750$28.80/hr13.6%
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians 1,960$29.31/hr3.0%

  • 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.