Histotechnician (A.A.S.)



There is a national shortage of trained histotechnicians and there are job opportunities throughout New York and across the country.


What are my employment opportunities?

  • The demand for trained histotechnicians exceeds the supply.
  • Employment prospects are excellent.
  • Employers have jobs in a variety of settings including hospital laboratories, private physician offices, medical or veterinary schools and pharmaceutical companies, among others.
  • Starting salaries average $35,000-45,000 and increase with certification, state licensure, experience and/or additional education.
  • Benefit packages are excellent.

    Relocation fees and/or sign-on bonuses may be offered.


What future career options are available with histotechnology training?

  • Pathologist Assistant
  • Immunohistochemistry specialist
  • Cytotechnology
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Medical or Veterinary School