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Biotech jobs blend engineering and technology with biology, genetics and biochemistry to come up with solutions to challenges in human and animal health, and to develop new crops, fuels, medicines and other products.

Jobs in biotech involve research where the characteristics of living things are modified for scientific purposes. Potential products are identified, tested, moved through regulatory approval, marketed and manufactured. A specialist combining a career in biotech with a second career focus such as compliance, sales or IT handles each of those steps.

Biotechnology jobs can touch many areas:

Biological technicians work on research lab tasks like setting up equipment, running tests and reporting results. In the lab, biochemists, bioengineers and biophysicists work on research and development projects.

Other biotech careers focus on products:

  • In a regulatory compliance job, you work to gain government approval of new products.
  • Biotech marketing jobs involve sales.
  • Bioinformatics jobs apply information technology to scientific discovery.
  • Medical scientist jobs focus on ways fight diseases.
  • Natural sciences manager jobs combine business and science.

Biotech Job Market


More firms are entering the biotechnology industry, creating new jobs for people interested in developing medicines, improving crops and finding alternative energy sources. But more students are opting to work in biotech as well, creating competition for jobs in biotechnology.

The federal government funds much of US biotech, so biotech employment is heavily influenced by federal budget decisions.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that between 2010 and 2020:

  • Jobs for biological technicians will grow 14 percent.
  • Jobs for biochemists and biophysicists will grow 31 percent; however, that growth translates to only 7,700 jobs over the decade because the occupation is small.
  • Jobs for microbiologists will grow 13 percent.
  • Jobs for medical scientists will grow 36 percent, mostly in private industry.
  • Jobs for natural sciences managers will grow by just 8 percent due to outsourcing.

Biotech Salaries


Biotechnology salaries depend in large part upon how much education is required. According to the BLS, the 2011 median salaries for some common biotech jobs were:

  • Biological technician: $39,480
  • Microbiologist: $65,230
  • Medical scientist: $76,130
  • Biochemist and biophysicist: $79,230
  • Natural sciences manager: $114,770, which is among the highest biotech salary.
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BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are recruiting for an Analytical Development Scientist to work with our pharmaceutical client located in Berkeley, CA. This is a direct hire position! Primary responsibility will be to perform bench work developing analytical methods for biologics. Assay development work will include...
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Sr. Financial Analyst, Business Planning & Analytics (BP&A) is responsible to support all goals and objectives of the BP&A function. Reporting to the Sr. Manager or Director, BP&A, this resource will support key analytical and data quality functions, as well as supporting the development and growth of the BP&A reporting environment. The Sr. Assoc. BP&A will support the de...
Please note this is a 1 year contract position Skills: Regulatory Affairs experience, FDA Quality/ Medical Device The client is looking for a candidate with Medical Device experience. Description: Represents Regulatory Affairs on product lifecycle teams by actively contributing to the development and implementation of regulatory strategies. Independently prepares and negotiates regulatory subm...
Laulima Government Solutions, LLC, is a Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO) owned business. A premier government services company, Laulima Government Solutions, LLC offers a full spectrum of solutions that improve the performance and operational effectiveness of our government and Department of Defense customers. Our mission synchronized solutions are designed to deliver exactly what our customers ...
SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Senior Proposal Analyst position is responsible to develop pricing and proposals for related client RFPs and any associated revisions. The Senior Analyst will lead and coordinate the associated RFP response activities with sales, Senior Management, functional departments and contract management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The successful candidate will be responsible for leadi...
Packaging Engineer to support business teams with technical expertise and develop innovative packaging customization solutions for our growth channels (Mass Merchandisers, Club, Dollar, Drug). Candidate to work closely with Marketing, Sales, Operations, Purchasing and Finance to create new business opportunities or develop packaging solutions for established projects that grow Quaker Channel busi...
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, pers...
Duties eBuy Application Support Specialist Level 3 eBuy is a eProcurement SaaS solution based on COUPA software. It is connected to Sanofi's back end SAP system via TIBCO integration The position is to support the North American user community See PPTX for details. Providing capacity planning, monitoring, and maintenance of designated system(s Identifying trends or problems supported by the sys...
We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering Manager located at our Princeton, NJ office. The individual will lead the product engineering group as well as some product development projects from initiation through manufacture (launch). Responsibilities will include influencing and supporting Strategic Business Unit (SBU) decisions, resource allocation, budget tracking,...
· High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required; and one year related experience in QA Inspection; or combination of education and experience. · Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. · Ability to speak effectively in English in one on one or small groups. · Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units o...
Assist in monitoring and collecting data from sponsor initiated clinical study. RESPONSIBILITIES: Travel to clinical research sites to collect clinical data for publication Check the data for compliance with study/site protocol, consistency and quality assurance Post-process, analyze the collected data using various software tools Document and report the analysis results Work with Investigat...
Job Number: 423117 Biostatistician III COVJP00002821 OVERVIEW: * Member of clinical operations team responsible for Statistical analysis using SAS and other tools across multiple trials. * Primary tasks include data analysis, programming of tables and listings within targeted timelines for interim and/or final report submission; support on-going needs for ad-hoc analysis. * Also responsible for...
As part of the iCAD/Xoft Clinical Affairs team, the Clinical Affairs Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination of all activities associated with the conduct of multiple clinical trials (develops study protocols, CRFs; supervises study tasks and mentors other CRAs; assists in the generation and oversight of trial budgets and contracts; and communicates trial status to management). In...
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is recruiting for a Intercompany Accountant , this position will be located in Waltham, MA . Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around th...
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. is hiring a Holding Company Accountant to be located in Waltham, MA. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world serving th...
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., is hiring a Shared Services Accounting Manager to be located in Waltham, MA. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world s...
THE POSITION The responsibilities of this position are to test all products and fresh whole blood samples by following established methods. Set up, operate, calibrate and maintain hematology instruments. Monitor instrument performance and troubleshoot instruments and other analytical methods as needed. Serve as a member of the Technical Service team by rotating through our Technical Service Depar...
About Us: Vi-Jon is one of the nation’s oldest brand and private label Health and Beauty Care companies, serving retailers in all 50 states and Canada. For over 100 years, the Vi-Jon name has come to represent some of the highest standards in the manufacturing of quality products in the Health and Beauty Care industry. The Vi-Jon corporate headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri, and we operate m...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Scientific Director, Discovery Immunology (IBD)-1719140529 Description Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson Company is hiring Scientific Director to be located in Springhouse, PA to provide oversight of a group within the Immunology therapeutic area with a focus on driving innovative new approaches in drug disco...
Company Overview Relypsa, Inc. is a late clinical-stage pharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of novel non-absorbed polymeric drugs for important applications in cardiovascular and renal diseases. Relypsa's lead product candidate is patiromer, a non-absorbed potassium binder, which is being developed for the treatment of hyperkalemia. The company was formed in 2007 and is b...

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