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South Central WDA II: Klickitat County
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 194021 Biological Technicians

Assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, monitor experiments, make observations, and calculate and record results. May analyze organic substances, such as blood, food, and drugs.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013. Learn more.

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Qualification status for Biological Technicians in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Not in demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Demand Seattle King WDA: King County
Balanced Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Not in demand Benton- Franklin WDA: Benton, Franklin counties
Balanced Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Not in demand Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Balanced Southwest WDA I: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Not in demand North Central WDA I: Chelan/Douglas counties
Not in demand South Central WDA I: Kittitas County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA I: Kitsap county
Not in demand Northwest WDA II: Skagit county
Balanced Southwest WDA II: Clark County
Not in demand North Central WDA II: Grant, Adams counties
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA II: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Not in demand