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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.
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KEVIL environmental firm looking to fill sample technician positions as funding becomes available. 40 HR Hazwoper, sampling &/or government experience a plus. EOE. Please send resume & training history to BB 678 c/o The Paducah Sun, PO Box 2300, Paducah, KY 42002....
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Laboratory Technician Growing oilfield company looking for a Laboratory Technician. Laboratory experience is not required but preferred. Fax all resumes to: 432-563-0764 or email *****...
The Sherwin-Williams Company has over 500 Research and Development employees in the greater Cleveland area. And we are growing. We are actively seeking chemists and scientists to collaborate in the research, development and commercialization of the industry’s leading coatings products. To find the best technical talent in the region, The Sherwin-Williams Company is hosting a Research & Development...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work. The Senior Health Services Researcher-Patient Reported Outco...
Description: No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work. The Senior Health Services Researcher-Patient Reported Outco...
A phenomenal opportunity as the “Sales Project Manager” within the Pall Corporation. Pall Corporation Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products...
dpi DAKOTA PRAIRIE REFINING America’s first new refinery in 35 years www.DPRefining.com Go to “Careers” link NOW HIRING . Mechanic Laboratory Technician Safety Technician Strategically located near Dickinson, N.D. Dakota Prairie Refining is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, re...
Founded in 1963, BIOTRONIK, Inc. is a pioneer in developing innovative technologies and medical devices that save and enhance the quality of life for millions of individuals living with cardiovascular disorders. Our growing success is based on the company’s core values – Accountability, Commitment, Entrepreneurial, Integrity, Quality – thus enabling us to inspire confidence and trust in doctors an...
Founded in 1963, BIOTRONIK, Inc. is a pioneer in developing innovative technologies and medical devices that save and enhance the quality of life for millions of individuals living with cardiovascular disorders. Our growing success is based on the company’s core values – Accountability, Commitment, Entrepreneurial, Integrity, Quality – thus enabling us to inspire confidence and trust in doctors an...
A health care company with global reach. A product pipeline filled to the brim. A team committed to scientific advancement. Think what's possible. A global leader in animal health, Novartis has one of the most exciting product ranges and pipelines in the industry today. Our products are brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people who are passionate about animals. All of which m...
Sr Cluster Physician - Early Development Business Unit: Global Development Division: Vaccines & Diagnostics Company/Legal Entity: Job Reference Code: 146736BR Job Purpose For assigned clinical program, significantly develop and shape the clinical strategy of the cluster and its translation into sound Clinical Development Plans (CDPs) experience with phase I and first in human trials desirable” Acc...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply R&D Technical Project Manager Lafayette, LA; Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply R&D Technical Project Manager Lafayette, LA; Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details We are a prestigious Food Product manufacturing and distribution company. Currently looking for a...
The Senior Health Economics and Outcomes Researcher will assist the Director of Statistical Research in support of all departmental obligations. This individual will hold primary responsibility for designing, leading and participating in studies and analyses in health economics, predictive modeling, comparative effectiveness, performance measure development, pharmacoeconomics, outcomes research, e...
An innovative and exciting pharmaceutical firm in the Bay Area is currently looking for a Director of Statistical Programming. The position holder would act as a lead throughout all SAS Programming tasks involved in clinical trial analysis and reporting. The following is a more detailed description of what this position will entail: Manage and lead assignments as well as programming personnel on m...
BS or MS degree in Chemistry, Biology or some other related discipline. Candidate should have a pharmaceutical or chemical background who has experience with powders and formulations. Ability to run pilot equipment such as a blender would be ideal, but not necessary works in lab making prototype scale batches on small scale equipment - supports scale-up work in pilot plant - familiarity with GMPs...
In support of technical transfer projects and implementation of internal quality system improvements and gap remediation, contractor to provide technical writing support associated with development and implementation of GMP documentation. Technical writer responsibilities are: Align with and execute this scope of work in accordance with project objectives, directives, and decisions Participate in...
Piping Designer Job Purpose: Design and maintain the following Facility Drawings: Architectural, Process Flow, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), Piping PLans and Isometrics, Mechanical/Electrical/HVAC Layout, Fire Protection, Room Classification(Environmental), etc. insuring all documents accurately reflect current validated and field conditions of facility. Essential Functions: -Create f...
Sr Regulatory Affairs Associate (Advertising & Promotional Review) System One has engaged with a Top Client in a search for a Sr Regualtory Affairs Associate to join their team in Santa Clara CA. In this critical role, you will ensure Regulatory Labeling and Promotional Review Compliance is within guidelines set forth by cGMP (GxP) and FDA standards. Knowledge of OPDP (Formerly DDMAC) is also requ...
Primary responsibilities include: Conducts and/or oversees all activities required for selecting, initiating, monitoring and closing investigational sites Serves as a primary contact for internal study team members and external vendors Provides oversight of CRO interactions in the areas of study/project management, monitoring, site management, trial master files, and data management Assists in the...
Primary responsibilities: • Interact with clinical study investigators and study coordinators through frequent communication and maintains effective management of study issues from start-up to close-out. • Assist in the development, maintenance and aggregation of key study metrics. • Assist in updating, monitoring and tracking clinical trial progress and providing status update reports and study m...

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