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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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Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. ASSOC DIR CLIN PHARMA/PHARMACOKINETICS-9892140505 Description Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., is recruiting for an Associate Director, Clinical Pharmacology/Pharmacokinetics located in Fort Washington, PA. McNeil Consumer Healthcare markets a broad range of well-know...
Basic Function and Scope of the Position: Provides clinical support for diagnostic product development to achieve clearances and approvals in the US and internationally. Provides clinical trial site management and assures successful conduct of clinical studies consistent with applicable regulations, guidelines and procedures. Reviews, assesses and interprets data from ongoing and completed studie...
The Global Medical Director, Biologics will have responsibility for the clinical development of Hospira's expanding portfolio of biological products, with an emphasis on biosimilars. This individual will be responsible for all clinical development activities supporting Hospira biological products. As the leader of the biologic franchise, he or she will work closely across the company to provide e...
Company Confidential Schaumburg, IL, 60173
A Medical Communication Company has an exciting opportunity in the Chicagoland area for a Scientific Manager. The ideal candidate is a professional with a clinical/medical advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD, etc.) and pharmaceutical industry experience who can develop and manage scientific content for medical education and communication initiatives. The Scientific Project Team is responsible for th...
Job Title: Process Chemist- New Product Development Reports To: Process Development Manager Location: St. Louis area Compensation: $80-90k, +/- commensurate w/ experience Benefits: SUPERIOR benefits package, incl. pension AND 401k! About our Client: Our client is a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, lending their expertise in engine and fuel additives for the automotive and ind...
SlipChip Corporation is a next generation microfluidics company with a proprietary platform designed to make highly quantitative measurements of nucleic acids and proteins with minimal capital equipment. This revolutionary platform is capable of performing standard PCR, RT-PCR and digital PCR measurements and multiplexed reactions in traditional laboratory, clinical and limited resource settings (...
Job Title: CMC Sr. Manager Location: Bridgewater, NJ Duration: through 3/22/2015 Skills: - BA/BS in a science/health field (eg, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Biology) plus 7 yr industrial experience (chemical, analytical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing) including 4 yr in regulatory CMC or advanced degree (MS/MA, PhD) in a science/health field plus 4 yr industrial experience including 2 yr in regulatory ...
Ordnance Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of BAE SYSTEMS INC, invites the following professional to join our team at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. We are seeking a detail oriented, highly organized individual to be responsible for developing and implementing explosive research programs to support OSI product development efforts and provide technical support in the...
This position will support the development of RNAble assay technology and products. It will also support the development of rapid, isothermal based RNA amplification systems using the DNAble technology platform as a model system. The work will focus on the primary RNA species, but not limited to, mRNA, viral RNA and rRna. Responsibilities include: support the creation and reduce to practice a DN...
American Modern Insurance Group (American Modern) is a widely recognized, national leader in the specialty insurance business home-based in suburban Cincinnati, OH. With more than 48 years of experience in the manufactured housing insurance sector, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property, like mobile homes and specialty dwellings, as well as for consumers in...
Company Confidential Berkeley, CA
We are a VC-funded, SF-based (Oakland and Hayward) biotech started by an MIT professor which is post-revenue and now executing 5 clinical trials. Our trials are being run at major university centers incl. Harvard and Stanford, and we already have positive human trials. We are looking for a VP of Scientific Operations to act as the right hand to the Chief Scientific Officer. The primary focus imme...
Director Regulatory Affairs, CMCfor Biotechnology Company located in the best of all regions in the San FranciscoBay Area, sunny California. Live in one of the world’s leading innovative hotbeds with a variety of lifestyle choices, cultural and outdoors activities available at your doorstep! Join an established mid-stage company with at least 4 commercial products combined with an extensive pipeli...
IMMEDIATE NEED: for a R&D Engineer who is creative, passionate and a hands-on researcher with a solid background in speech processing and acoustics. MS/Phd in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Physics or Digital Signal Processing. Ideally you have built up solid experience with algorithm research in the speech domain with your PhD thesis, or equivalent from industry for this 4+ month contract a...
SENIOR QUALITY CONTROL ASSOCIATE WITH MIRCOBIOLOGY AND CELL CULTURE EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT #14-01093 RECRUITER: MELISSA GIUSTI JOB LOCATION: DEVENS, MA OCTOBER 6, 2014 Project Description: The Senior Associate, QC Microbiology performs routine Bioburden, Endotoxin, and environmental monitoring testing in accordance with SOPs, safety, and cGMP guidelines to support the release and stability of...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Customer Development Analyst-9243140422 Description Johnson & Johnson Sales and Logistics Company, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Customer Development Analyst located in Buffalo Grove, IL. The incumbent is proficient and knowledgeable of category management fundamentals. The incumben...
Firmenich is the world’s largest privately-held flavors and fragrance company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Our reputation for excellence as a creator and manufacturer of specialty chemicals, flavors and perfumery products is recognized worldwide. From our award-winning fragrances to our irresistible ingredients, our team has been combining experience and innovation to perfume and flav...
To be an integral part of a production team dedication to the production of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Work will include materials preparation, production activities, and other assignments from group leader. Responsibilities: Receives assignments from Management and Process Engineers regarding manufacturing specifications, equipment routing, and production flow Accurately follows written procedure...
Company Confidential Missouri City, TX, 77489
HC143961: Global Geophysical Services, Inc. Missouri City, TX see Below to Apply Global Geophysical Services, Inc. in Missouri City, TX seeks Reservoir Geophysicist to conduct quantitative rock physic assessments for exploration and production potential by integrating and evaluating data in both conventional and unconventional settings. Requires Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Geoph...
Regulatory Affairs Scientist Broomall, PA Execute feasibility & submission batches, co-ordinate analytical & clinical testing; Coordinate, prepare & review reg. submission (ANDA); Plan, conduct audits & mock inspections; Ensure compliance with nat'l/int'l sample licensing & regulatory reqs.; Review clinical data; Assist R&D with DOE activities & compiling PDR/QOS; Formulate performance & stabili...
GEOLOGIST – MID TO SENIOR LEVEL Houston, Texas Tetra Tech, Inc. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to mee...

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