We surveyed 35 cytogenetic technologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical cytogenetic technologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a cytogenetic technologist?

Low

High

Working as a cytogenetic technologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that cytogenetic technologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a cytogenetic technologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a cytogenetic technologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a cytogenetic technologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a cytogenetic technologist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for cytogenetic technologists.