Laboratory Analysts

Laboratory analysts use sophisticated equipment to analyze samples taken from animals, plants, humans, and other sources. Lab analysts make use of various techniques to perform various types of tests. 

Career Details

Being a laboratory analyst means that you will be performing duties like preparing solutions for testing, sterilizing equipment, preparing reports, and analyzing chemical samples. 

Lab analysis work in a variety of settings, either alone or with other scientists and technicians. These individuals must wear protective clothing and adhere to safety procedures because they are exposed to hazardous materials.

Skills required for this career:
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Organization skills
Study options:
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences
  • Bachelor Applied Science
  • Medical Labs
  • Forensic Labs
  • Health care companies 
  • Manufacturing companies 
  • Law enforcement