Immunobiological Technician - Salary and Career
Biotechnology Support Technicians

Immunobiological Technician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assist higher-level professionals in the development of in vivo and in vitro cultures and molecular markers by culturing microorganisms, animal and plant tissues for cell multiplication, inoculating microorganisms, macerating animal and plant tissues, extracting, replicating, sequencing and quantifying DNA, prepare media of culture and solutions, provide materials applied to biotechnology, according to protocols. They analyze biological substances and compounds and control the functioning of laboratory equipment. They can create animals for experiments.

How much does an Immunobiological Technician earn

A Immunobiological Technician earns between $1.242 and $4.198 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.052 and a median salary of $1.853 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 35 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Immunobiological Technician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.052 24.628 513 10
1º Quartile 1.242 14.900 310 6
Median Salary 1.853 22.236 463 9
3º Quartile 3.202 38.421 800 15
Higher Salary 4.198 50.379 1.050 20


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • biochemistry and biotechnology technicians
        • biotechnology support technicians

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Main workplaces

Biotechnology Support Technicians they work indoors during the day, organized in a multidisciplinary team. They are formally registered employees, absorbed in the labor market by universities, biotechnology, genetics and bioengineering research institutes, as well as biotechnology laboratories, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, incubators, among others. In some of the activities they carry out, they are exposed to toxic material, radiation, biological hazards and those associated with sharp objects.


What does it take to work in the field of Biotechnology Support Technicians

These occupations are carried out by workers with technical training at a high school level or by workers with a higher education in the area of biology and the like. They work under the supervision of professionals and researchers in biotechnology.


Functions and activities of Immunobiological Technician

Biotechnology Support Technicians must:

  • prepare culture media and solutions;
  • develop in vivo and in vitro cultures and molecular markers;
  • provide material applied to biotechnology;
  • breed animals for experiments;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • providing material applied to biotechnology;
  • create animals for experiments;
  • developing in vivo and in vitro cultures and molecular markers;
  • analyze biological substances and compounds;
  • control laboratory equipment operation;

  • Activities

    • measure birth and death rate;
    • check equipment voltages;
    • macerate animal and plant tissues;
    • control environmental conditions involved in the experiment (light, temperature, humidity, radiation );
    • annotate observations from the experiment;
    • sterilizing material;
    • cultivate animal tissue for cell multiplication;
    • weigh reagents;
    • maintain the equipment (up to 2nd level);
    • measure volume of solutions;
    • determine moisture of biological substances and compounds;
    • cultivate plant tissue for cell multiplication;
    • collecting material for research;
    • select biological and chemical material;
    • treat animals;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor breeding;
    • sequencing dna;
    • assembling laboratory tools;
    • measure conductivity of solutions;
    • focus solutions;
    • demonstrate control accuracy;
    • measure hydrogenion potential;
    • putting identification on the material;
    • washing laboratory tools;
    • applying material storage techniques applied to biotechnology;
    • operate laboratory equipment;
    • work as a team;
    • dilute solutions;
    • mapping collection and experiment area;
    • mix substances for production of inoculum;
    • track reproduction;
    • check protocols and procedures;
    • calculate reagents;
    • sedate animals;
    • analyze concentration of solutions;
    • calibrate equipment;
    • inoculate microorganisms;
    • extract dna;
    • cultivate microorganisms;
    • give maintenance to equipment (up to 2nd level);
    • concentrate;
    • demonstrate quickness of perception;
    • select equipment and utensils;
    • slaughter animals;
    • annotate observations of the experiment;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • replicating dna;
    • introduce semen into the cervix;
    • adapt equipment to experiments;
    • decontaminating material;
    • arrange equipment in the laboratory;
    • quantify dna;
    • respect biosafety standards;
    • maintain discipline;
    • mix substances for inoculum production;
    • demonstrate good expression (oral, written or corporal);
    • show organization;
    • discard material used in biotechnology;


    Sectors that hire Immunobiological Technician the most in the job market

    • tests and technical analysis
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • general public administration
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • document preparation and specialized administrative support services
    • clinical laboratories
    • manufacture of medicines for veterinary use
    • engineering services
    • associative activities
    • pathological and cytological anatomy laboratories




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