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Biology Specimen Technician Salary
in Maryland, United States

$37,493 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$514

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Biology Specimen Technician is $37,493 a year and $18 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Biology Specimen Technician is between $28,530 and $44,855. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, 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 2023:
$43,464
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Biology Specimen Technician Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician-Germantown, Maryland-FT
Dec 13
Germantown, MD, USA
Patient First
Following the laboratory's procedure for specimen collection, handling, and processing, as well as ... Minimum 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college, including chemistry, biology, and ...
Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician-Odenton, Maryland-PT-140
Nov 30
Odenton, MD, USA
Patient First
Following the laboratory's procedure for specimen collection, handling, and processing, as well as ... Minimum 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college, including chemistry, biology, and ...
Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician-Bowie, Maryland-PT-18
Nov 27
Bowie, MD, USA
Patient First
Following the laboratory's procedure for specimen collection, handling, and processing, as well as ... Minimum 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college, including chemistry, biology, and ...
Medical Laboratory Technician (Immediate Hire)
Dec 5
Rockville, MD, USA
Hospital
Medical Laboratory Technician will be responsible for analysis of biological specimens in the ... Following the laboratory's procedure for specimen collection, handling, and processing, as well as ...
Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician-Germantown, Maryland-PT
Nov 7
Germantown, MD, USA
Patient First
Following the laboratory's procedure for specimen collection, handling, and processing, as well as ... Minimum 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college, including chemistry, biology, and ...
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