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Biology Specimen Technician Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$30,498 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$418

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Biology Specimen Technician is $30,498 a year and $15 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Biology Specimen Technician is between $23,208 and $36,488. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Prepares and embeds in plastic, biological specimens of plant and animal life for use as instructional aids: selects plant or animal specimen in preserved or dried state.
  • Dissects animal and cleans all matter from skeletal structures.
  • Prepares slices or cross sections of small animals, embryos, or cross sections of animal organs, such as glands, kidneys, hearts, or eyes.
  • Selects, trims, and stains a variety of stalks, flowers, and leaves to show plant structure and systems.
  • Selects different stains to clearly indicate support structure, circulatory system, or other feature of plant or animal.
  • Assembles and positions components of specimen in mold, using pins and holding devices.
  • Mixes polylite plastic or other material and completes embedding by varied molding techniques.
  • Works with plants, animals, mollusks, insects, and other classes of plants and animals.
  • Identifies type and age of specimen, date of preparation, and type of embedding material used.
  • May operate incubator to grow chicken eggs for embryo specimens.
  • May prepare ecological kits which demonstrate polluting conditions in water, soil, or air.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,356
5 Year Change:
16 %

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