Biotech Jobs

Biotech Employment Information

Biotech Industry Overview

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.


1000+ Biotech jobs found on Monster.

Jobs 1 to 20 of 31365
We currently have multiple openings in 2 different positions including Team Lead & Group Lead. Please log on to our website to access & apply for all open positions - · Bachelor/Master’s Degree in Science with minimum 5-8 years experience in analytical chemistry & agrochemical · Have strong fundamental knowledge of chemistry for extraction and concentration of the moieties of ...
Manufacturing Associate – 2nd, 3rd and Weekend Shift At Gen9, we are transforming Synthetic Biology through our high-volume, automated next generation synthesis of DNA constructs and libraries. Currently such genes are synthesized ‘one at a time’ resulting in high-cost low-capacity gene synthesis capabilities in the marketplace. Gen9 is building the first ‘fab’ for synthetic biology -- the BioFa...
PRODUCTION CHEMIST Pennsville, NJ SUMMARY The Production Chemist performs analytical in-process testing in support of production. Performs basic wet chemistry, GC and HPLC testing independently including sample receipt in WINLIMS and DEA tracking responsibilities. RESPONSIBILITIES · Prepares lab solutions. · Performs daily calibration checks of balances, pH meters and any other equipment. ·...
Quality Data Reviewer/Chemist Skillman, NJ Experienced Quality Data Reviewer needed for long term contract position for prestigious pharmaceutical organization in Skillman NJ. In this position, the Quality Data Reviewer will be responsible for: · QA Review and approval of laboratory equipment qualification documents. · QA approval for Change Controls related to laboratory equipment · Manage L...
At Joulé, you could say the right match is in our DNA. We're the specialists in Scientific Staffing. Our unmatched industry network and geographic reach enable us to place professionals like you at top firms every day. For more than 20 years, we've been providing temporary, contract and direct staff to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food, flavor and fragrance, specialty chemical and other scientif...
Looking to jump start your career in the pharmaceutical industry? At WuXi AppTec, a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device outsourcing company, we are looking for the best and the brightest to join our Philadelphia Virology Team as a Laboratory Technician. As a Laboratory Technician, you will be vital to our operations and client-focused atmosphere by conducting Vira...
Glotech, Inc has an exciting opportunity at NIH! We have an immediate need for a Biostatistician that will work in a collaborative team environment to provide statistical support, such as study/survey design, sample selection, sample size and power calculation, analysis plan construction and execution. The ideal candidate will also present analysis results to the client. The candidate must have ...
Business is great and we are adding a Lab Tech to our Houston team of professionals. Under the general direction of the laboratory manager, the laboratory technician is responsible for performing analysis on samples for compliance with all site-specific and government regulations for waste acceptance while maintaining customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Performs wet bench...
Overview: This position will be responsible for managing drug substance and sterile drug product contract manufacturing operations, including tech transfer, process scale up/optimization, and process validation for late stage clinical development and subsequent commercialization of new biopharmaceutical products. This role requires a strong scientific background, strong project management skills,...
Company Confidential Irvine, CA, 92618
R/A Manager/Sr R/A Manager-- MUST HAVE MEDICAL DEVICE Summary This position is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of domestic and international regulatory filings to meet corporate objectives, maintaining good standing with regulatory bodies and compliance of products to the applicable standards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Prepare international and domestic filings/re...
This newly created growth position will conduct and manage multiple ongoing GCP Compliance Audits focused on Vendor (CRO) Compliance. My client is a global, research driven pharmaceutical company with an outstanding pipeline of products. Qualified candidates can expect a base salary of 125,000 USD per annum plus bonus and stock. Information provided to Management Recruiters of Milwaukee West will ...
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees world...
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firm with nearly 18,000 employees worldwi...
Process Development Engineer/Sr. Operations Scientist Dietary Supplement or Pharmaceutical Experience Required Bergen County, New Jersey (New Jersey/New York City Area) « Are you experienced in the development and manufacturing support of solid dosage nutraceutical products or drugs? « Do you have a working knowledge of solid dosage form equipment (like tablet presses, capsule machines, etc.)?...
Sr. Process Development Engineer-R&D LeMaitre Vascular is a leading global provider of innovative medical devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. We develop, manufacture and market disposable and implantable vascular devices to address the needs of vascular surgeons and interventionalists. The company is listed on NASDAQ. Job Description Candidate will be responsible for desig...
Momentum Research, Inc. IT Manager Job Description Reports to: Vice President, Business Operations Job summary Responsible for all IT operations and procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and ability to use all necessary IT products and applications Summary of essential job functions · Provide maintenance of laptops, smartphones and other products as needed · Provide...
JOB FUNCTION Plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises and directs the operations of the Air Quality & Noise Division to provide regulatory and technical expertise, to develop, implement, and manage environmental programs, and to provide project management and program management in support of the environmental compliance and permitting programs of Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, and Hawaiʻi Ele...
CorePharma LLC is a fast growing mid-size generic pharmaceutical company with approximately 270 employees, located in Middlesex, New Jersey. We are a fifteen year old firm principally in the business of developing, manufacturing, and distributing pharmaceutical products for the United States market. JOB SUMMARY: The primary role of the QA Project Manager is to support a launch process by coordin...
Theradex® is an international contract research organization with over 30 years of experience providing complete professional services for the clinical research and development of pharmaceutical compounds, medical devices and diagnostic tests in the areas of oncology and life-threatening diseases. Theradex® conducts clinical trials towards the goal of marketing approval for new agents with the pot...
Requirements: Minimum of a Masters Degree in Chemistry, minimum of 5 years previous experience in pharmaceutical method development/validation required. Responsibilities: · Develop and validate both compendial and noncompendial analytical methods for raw materials, inprocess materials, final product and stability testing. · Conduct product degradation studies and maintain the in-house reference...

Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
email me

Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!

Popular Biotech Articles

Pharma, Biotech, Medical-Device Sales: Which Is for You? Article Rating
Considering a career in pharma, biotech or medical-devices sales? Here’s what to know before targeting one of these areas as a prospective sales rep.
Pharmaceutical Sales Hiring Trends Article Rating
With the industry running on leaner sales forces, here are five ways sales reps can retool themselves to stay viable in a declining market.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2015 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2015.5.0.7-202