Nanotechnology Career Information

Nanotechnology is an enabling technology that impacts many fields, including:

  • Electronics
  • Optics/Photonics
  • Energy
  • Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Environmental Impact
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Medical Advancements
  • Sensors
  • Metrology
  • Forensics
  • Water Purification

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Career Opportunities
With an associate degree, one can become a technician, lab technician, research assistant, lab assistant, or a production technician in any of the above fields.

Estimated Starting Salaries
Salaries in the field of nanotechnology can vary based on the state, the type of industry, and one's experience.

Associate's Degree $30,000-$50,000
Bachelor's Degree $35,000-$60,000
Master's Degree $40,000-$80,000
Doctoral Degree $75,000-$100,000

Sample of companies hiring graduates with an associate degree in nanotechnology

  • Biological/Biotech/Medical/Pharmaceuticals
  • Chemical/Materials
  • Environmental/Energy
  • Electronics/Communications/Optics
  • Components/Devices/Industrial Processing/Equipment

BIOLOGICAL/BIOTECH/MEDICAL/PHARMACEUTICALS

  • Accellent
  • Amedeo
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Arrow International
  • B. Braun
  • BD (Becton, Dickinson, and Company)
  • BioElectroSpec
  • Bioforce Nanosciences
  • Boston Applied Technologies
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cetero Research Group
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Harvest Foods
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Hershey Medical Center
  • Ionic Fusion Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • LCM Technologies
  • Membrane Assays
  • NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training CNTT
  • Pace Analytical Services
  • Philips Medical Systems
  • Phillips Plastics
  • Promega
  • Synthes
  • Teleflex Medical
  • Upsher-Smith

CHEMICAL/MATERIALS

  • 3M
  • Adhesives Research, Inc.
  • Advanced Gas Technologies
  • Advanced Powder Products
  • Alcoa
  • Bergquist
  • Boston Scientific
  • Cabot
  • Cabot Microelectronics
  • ComDel
  • Crystalplex
  • Dupont
  • Illuminex
  • Ionic Fusion Corporation
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Merck
  • NanoHorizons
  • NaturaINano, Inc.
  • NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training CNTT
  • NDSU-Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering CNSE
  • Pace Analytical Services
  • PPG
  • RJA Dispursions
  • Rohm and Haas
  • Transene
  • Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research

ENVIRONMENTAL/ENERGY

  • BP Solar
  • Cosmos Technologies
  • EnerG2
  • First Energy
  • GTS
  • Neah Power Systems
  • NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training CNTT
  • Plextronics
  • PPL
  • Solarity
  • Spectrum Technologies, Inc.

ELECTRONICS/COMMUNICATIONS/OPTICS

  • 3M
  • Advanced Research Corporation
  • Advantech
  • AGAM
  • Agere/LSI
  • Apogee Photonics/CYOPTICS
  • Applied Materials Corporation
  • Avail Technologies
  • Carbon NanoProbes
  • ComDel
  • Cyoptics
  • DRS Laurel Technologies
  • EnerG2
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • General Dynamics Robotic Systems
  • Hutchinson Technologies
  • II-VI Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
  • Keystone Communications
  • Lehighton Electonics
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Mintera Corporation
  • NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training CNTT
  • NDSU-Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering CNSE
  • Neah Power Systems
  • Northern Lights Semiconductor
  • Northrop Grumann
  • Optellios
  • Optinel Systems
  • Penn State Electro-Optics Center
  • Polar Semi Conductors
  • Quimonda
  • Resonant Microsystems
  • Seagate Technologies
  • Siemens Co.
  • TTM
  • Tyco Electronics
  • Uniroyal Optoelectronics
  • University of Minnesota Nanofabrication Lab
  • US Air Force
  • Vectron International
  • Velox Semiconductor
  • Westfalia Technologies

COMPONENTS/DEVICES/INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING/EQUIPMENT

  • Alden Products
  • Allied Electronics
  • Bergquist
  • Carbon NanoProbes
  • ComDel
  • Correge Sensors
  • Cummins Engines
  • Dana Corporation
  • Doucette Industries
  • Ex One
  • F.S. Elliott
  • Filtration Systems
  • Fincor Automation
  • Hysitron
  • IQE
  • Judson Technologies
  • Lutron Electronics
  • Maxima Technologies
  • NDSCS Center for Nanoscience Technology Training CNTT
  • Probes Unlimtited
  • Rhetech
  • RJ Lee
  • Ross Technologies
  • Textron Lycoming
  • Thermo Electric
  • Tokyo Electron
  • University of Minnesota Nanofabrication Lab