We surveyed 569 biotechnicians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical biotechnician. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a biotechnician?
Working as a biotechnician typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that biotechnicians are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.
Can I learn to become a biotechnician?
A career as a biotechnician typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.
Is it easy to get a job as a biotechnician?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a biotechnician. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for biotechnicians.
Do biotechnicians work full-time or part-time?
71% of biotechnicians work in full-time roles while 29% work part-time.
Is being a biotechnician stressful?
Biotechnicians tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.
Is being organized important as a biotechnician?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a biotechnician.
How competitive is the workplace for biotechnicians?
Competition at work is not common for biotechnicians.
Does being a biotechnician require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for biotechnicians.
Are biotechnicians allowed to express themselves creatively?
Biotechnicians rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do biotechnicians have control over the direction of their work?
Biotechnicians tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a biotechnician physically demanding?
Being a biotechnician may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.
Are biotechnicians exposed to a wide variety of work?
Biotechnicians tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a biotechnician require attention to detail?
Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a biotechnician.
Does being a good biotechnician require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a biotechnician.