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Exploring tech careers.

Publisher: New York NY : Ferguson, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Offers information on the duties, salary ranges, educational requirements, job availability, and advancement opportunities for a variety of technical professions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0816064474 9780816064472
OCLC Number: 61130657
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Agricultural Food and Processing Engineers --
Agricultural Technicians --
Aircraft Technicians --
Air Traffic Controllers --
Animal Breeders --
Animal Caretakers --
Audiometric Technicians --
Automatic Teller Machine Servicers --
Automobile Mechanics --
Automotive Body Repairers --
Avionics Technicians --
Barbers and Cosmetologists --
Biomedical Equipment Technicians --
Broadcast Engineers --
Cable Television Technicians --
Calibration Laboratory Technicians --
Cardiovascular Technologists --
Career Information Specialists --
Chemical Technicians --
Civil Engineering Technicians --
Communications Equipment Technicians --
Computer-Aided Design Technicians --
Computer and Office Machine Service Technicians --
Computer Network Specialists --
Computer Programmers --
Computer Systems Programmer/Analysts --
Conservation Technicians --
Construction and Building Inspectors --
Cytotechnologists --
Database Specialists --
Dental Assistants --
Dental Hygienists --
Desktop Publishing Specialists --
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers --
Dialysis Technicians --
Dietetic Technicians --
Dispensing Opticians --
Divers --
Drafters --
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists --
Electronics Technicians --
Embalmers --
Emergency Medical Technicians --
Energy Conservation Technicians --
Fiber Optics Technicians --
Fire Protection Engineering Technicians --
Fluid Power Mechanics --
Food Technologists --
Forensic Technicians --
Forestry Technicians --
Geological Technicians --
Hazardous Waste Management Technicians --
Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technicians --
Histologic Technicians --
Home Appliance and Power Tool Repairers --
Horticultural Technicians --
Industrial Engineering Technicians --
Industrial Radiological Technicians --
Industrial Safety and Health Technicians --
Instrumentation Technicians --
Laser Technicians --
Library Technicians --
Licensed Practical Nurses --
Marine Services Technicians --
Mathematical Technicians --
Mechanical Engineering Technicians --
Medical Assistants --
Medical Record Technicians --
Medical Technologists --
Microelectronics Technicians --
Mortuary Cosmetologists --
Museum Technicians --
Music Recording Technicians --
Nondestructive Testers --
Nuclear Medicine Technologists --
Nuclear Reactor Operators --
Occupational Therapy Assistants --
Ophthalmic Technicians --
Optics Technicians --
Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians --
Packaging Machinery Technicians --
Paralegals --
Perfusionists --
Petroleum Technicians --
Pharmacy Technicians --
Phlebotomy Technicians --
Photographic Equipment Technicians --
Photographic Laboratory Technicians --
Physical Therapy Assistants --
Plastics Technicians --
Pollution Control Technicians --
Prosthetic and Orthotic Technicians --
Psychiatric Technicians --
Quality Assurance Technicians --
Quality Control Technicians --
Radiation Protection Technicians --
Radiologic Technologists --
Respiratory Care Workers --
Robotics Technicians --
Semiconductor Technicians --
Soil Conservation Technicians --
Special Effects Technicians --
Special Procedures Technologists --
Stage Technicians --
Surgical Technologists --
Surveying and Mapping Technicians --
Teacher Aides --
Technical Support Specialists --
Textile Technicians --
Tire Technicians --
Title Searchers/Examiners --
Veterinary Technicians --
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators --
Wireless Service Technicians --
Wood Technologists.


In the fields of medicine, manufacturing, education, and law, technicians and paraprofessionals have become vital parts of the labor force. This two-volume set covers more than 110 technician careers  Read more...
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