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Living The Most Popular Careers for Biology Majors  

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A list of the most popular careers for biology bajors. If you earn a biology degree, there will be many research and technician jobs to explore upon graduating. The trick with any college degree is to acquire one that will ultimately pay for itself. Median salaries have been included on this list, in order to help you determine the most lucrative paths to pursue if you have earned an undergraduate degree in biology. It does not provide advice for individuals who went on to acquire graduate degrees, such as a Masters or Phd in biology. Hopefully this list will assist with your selection of degree/university as well as help with your job hunt upon graduation. Good luck!

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Median Salary: $58,900

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Biotechnology Quality Control Analyst
Median Salary: $61,700

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Biotechnology Research Associate
Median Salary: $65,400

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Biotechnology Research Scientist
Median Salary: $79,200

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Biotechnology Research Technician
Median Salary: $42,500

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Chemical Laboratory Technician
Median Salary: $42,100

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Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Median Salary: $70,800

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Clinical Research Coordinator
Median Salary: $60,700

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Environmental Scientist / Specialist, Including Health
Median Salary: $63,200

10
High School Teacher
Median Salary: $50,200

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Lab Technologist
Median Salary: $45,900

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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Supervisor
Median Salary: $67,400

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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technician
Median Salary: $41,300

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Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist
Median Salary: $54,100

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Medical Assistant
Median Salary: $33,400

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Medical Research Assistant
Median Salary: $34,000

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Microbiologist
Median Salary: $53,400

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Molecular Biology Research Associate
Median Salary: $55,600

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Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative
Median Salary: $101,000

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Pharmacy Technician
Median Salary: $29,600

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Quality Assurance Specialist
Median Salary: $62,900

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Research and Development Lab Technician
Median Salary: $49,200

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Median Salary: $76,200

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Research Technician
Median Salary: $34,100

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Veterinary Technologist / Technician
Median Salary: $32,500