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Biology Specimen Technician Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$41,513 (USD)

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The average pay for a Biology Specimen Technician is $41,513 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Biology Specimen Technician is between $31,589 and $49,665. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Biology Specimen Technician Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Biological Technicians

Job family population: 74,980

Estimated population of Biology Specimen Technician jobs: 7,570

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Biology Specimen Technician Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician-Hamilton, New Jersey-PRN-159
Apr 29
Hamilton, NJ, 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 ...
Apr 30
Mount Kisco, NY, USA
Caremount Medical - Clinical
Maintain specimen integrity and patient identification of all samples examined. * Screen and ... Qualifications / Education: * BS Degree in Biology or related science. Must complete and graduate ...
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