Technicians are highly sought after workers in many fields, including medical, pharmaceutical, automotive, and maintenance. They typically work with complex systems and perform tasks that are highly specialized. Technicians are required to have great attention to detail and physical stamina, as they are often required to lift heavy objects for their job.
Technicians generally make anywhere from $30,000 to $50,00 per year, depending on the industry in which they are employed. The education requirement for this position varies by profession, but most companies require at least a high school diploma or GED. For medical or pharmaceutical technicians, a Bachelor’s Degree and additional certifications are required. Many employers also require technicians to pass a background check before being hired.