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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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The Senior Environmental Engineer will ensure compliance with environmental regulations and permits. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Development, modification, and implementation of environmental permits, plans, and company procedures to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and corporate programs, procedures, policies, and manuals. Leading internal departments...
Environmental Scientist - NEPA Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA The candidate must possess the technical expertise to provide support to Joint Base Lewis McChord specific to the tasks assigned for management of all program areas including: Provide support for National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) activitiesat Fort Lewis. Oversee the preparation and completion of environmental impact analyses on a...
Argos Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of fully personalized immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases based on its Arcelis™ technology platform. We are currently seeking a well-qualified Group Leader for our Quality Control group. Scope: Responsible for leading, coordinating, and performing routine and non-rout...
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), an innovator in the field of scientific instrumentation, has and opening for a Product Specialist in its Distribution Network Development Division (DND) at HTA’s Pleasanton, CA office. POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Product Specialist will be responsible for sales, support, applications development and distribution network sales support for the M...
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Purpose of the Job: Ensure that the company is adhering to its Quality Policy and Quality System. Provides Quality Assurance support to new product development projects from the Concept Phase through the Market Release Phase. Most important responsibility is ensuring that product used for human use has undergone the requisite quality control checks. Major Duties and Responsibilities: · Function...
Founded in 1933, Fusion Incorporated is a world leader in the manufacture of brazing and soldering pastes and fluxes, as well as automated applicator equipment and systems. We seek a talented individual to join our team in the role of Quality Assurance Manager at our Willoughby headquarters. In this important role, the Quality Assurance Manager will develop and implement control systems, methods,...
Currently we have a temporary opening for Lab Technician to support a company located in the East Hanover, NJ area.   Responsibilities: Sets up, operates and maintains laboratory instruments, monitors experiments, makes observations, calculates and records results, and often develops conclusions. Individual is familiar with basic scientific principles and has had some laboratory experience. C...
Shape our common future: WEIDMANN offers prospects: Tailor-made solutions for the transformer, medical, water management and sensor components industries. And first class development opportunities for your career. Our business area ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY is a globally leading manufacturer in the field of high voltage insulation. Join our team as a LABORATORY TECHNICIAN Job Summary: The Laboratory...
Overview: Responsible for performing sampling and testing in support of manufacturing and validation activities, under the direction of a Microbiologist. Works in a team environment with various laboratory staff. Performs assays according to and in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Under direc...
Fortune-500 Biotech/Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Compliance Specialist to join their team in Cambridge, MA. The full job description is listed below. Upon receipt of your resume, we will contact you to discuss further details. We look forward to receiving your resume and speaking with you further! OVERVIEW: · Quality Assurance (QA) Bulk Operations is responsible for quality oversight of o...
Our client in South San Francisco is looking for a Director of Clinical Science join their team! Responsibilities: · Accountable for clinical/scientific evaluation of in-licensing opportunities. · Participates in other corporate and clinical development activities. · Participates in clinical/scientific evaluation of in-licensing opportunities · Key contributor to the development and execution...
Quality Assurance Manager We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager to join our team in Raleigh, North Carolina. Job Description: The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for ensuring that all quality systems are cGMP compliant at sites used for the manufacture, packaging, and testing of active ingredients, excipients, labeling, packaging materials, drug products, and clinical tr...
Job Title: Laboratory Technician/Assistant II Location: Larchwood, IA Duties: Job Purpose Provide support to manufacturing departments to provide high quality products that meet the business plan. Major Accountabilities Perform basic laboratory duties and understand impact on product quality, e.g.: sterility, titration, tissue culture. Use of intermediate laboratory equipment, e.g.: microsc...
Job Title: Quality Control Analyst II Location: Northborough, Massachusetts POSITION OVERVIEW/KEY RESPONSIBILTIES*: As a member of the Quality Control Raw Materials (QCRM) department, a Quality Control Analysts II will be expected to successfully execute the responsibilities relating to the quarantining, sampling, testing, inspection and disposition of all raw material lots received by the qual...
Job Summary: The Druckmann Lab is looking for highly motivated individuals to pursue interdisciplinary computational neuroscience research projects in HHMI’s Janelia Farm Research Campus. HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus is a unique, world-class research community near Washington, D.C. dedicated to understanding the function of neural circuits and developing synergistic imaging technology. Ou...
Your Clinical RN skills are needed just about anywhere. But is it where you want to go? Imagine working for one of the nation's most respected companies. Making a strategic contribution. Receiving the rewards and recognition you deserve. Whether you are pursuing a contract or permanent placement, Experis knows how and where to get you where you want to go. Are you interested? The ideal Clinical S...
Excellent opportunities for Quality Assurance personnel to join a rapidly growing R&D oriented service laboratory located in central New Jersey. Quality Assurance Auditor Responsibilities include but are not limited to: inspecting/auditing analytical/bioanalytical studies performed according to Good Laboratory Practices (FDA, EPA, and OECD); reviewing study data and reports; auditing software/sy...
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...
Our client seeks a Substrate Protection Analytical Chemist. Responsibilities The primary responsibility of this position is oversight of analytical laboratory equipment and test methods in continuous support of analysis of Automotive pretreatment and electrocoat products. Analytical laboratory equipment responsibilities include calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of existing equipment...
QUALITY CONTROL ANALYTICAL CHEMIST Bio-Pharm Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of generic pharmaceutical formulations. Reporting directly to the Quality Control Manager, the Analytica Chemist will coordinate with other Quality Control chemists, R&D researchers and formulation specialists and other manufacturing departments to ensure high quality standards are always met. Major Tasks, K...

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