Cytotechnologist

Sophie Boler

Job responsibilities

*Study cells and examine for any abnormal or diseased cells.


*Look at cells under a microscope


*Help patients recover from illness by identifying a disease while at a treatable stage.

Work environment

*Cytotechnologists work in hospitals and laboratories.


*Usually work 5 days a week for 8 hours.

Education needed

*Bachelor's degree in biology, medical technology, or life sciences.


*4-5 years in school

Salary

*Cytotechnologists get on average $68,000 per year.


*Range from a high of $143,000 to a low of $44,000.