We surveyed 25 genomics technicians to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical genomics technician. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a genomics technician?



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

Can I learn to become a genomics technician?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a genomics technician 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 genomics technician?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a genomics technician.