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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 EMMES Corporation, organized in 1977, is a privately owned Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Rockville, Maryland. EMMES is dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems development, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in clinical and biomedical research. EMMES is seeking a ...
This is an entry level research position working on research and development programs as well as performing quality control testing on new and standard products. This testing consists of daily analysis which will include physical and chemical testing using wet chemistry techniques and analytical instrumentation. Also responsible for data entry, documentation and informing appropriate personnel of ...
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...
Fortune 500 company in St. Louis, MO is currently searching for 3 Scientific Support Analysts to join their expanding team. These positions are entry-level and are looking for candidates specifically with the following: a recent Science or Agricultural-based degree; previous customer support experience, preferably phone support; and an interest in Information Technology as well as a strong desire ...
Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow. Our...
PRIMARY ROLE: Provides regulatory expertise and guidance to Clinical, Pharmacovigilance, Legal, Scientific, Commercial, and other internal stakeholders for successful development of core data sheets and global labeling; formulates and implements regulatory strategies and liaises with regulatory team members to assure that products in development are supported by developmental core data sheets and...
Title: Manager Medical Affairs. The position is for Infectious Disease therapy area promotional material (Promotional Review Committee [PRC]) review as per pharmaceutical industry guidelines Education: PharmD, Ph.D, or MD preferred. Experience: Must have PRC experience (4 years), infectious disease therapeutic areas expertise highly valued, and Medical Affairs experience (4 years) in Pharmaceut...
Administration Manager Tri-State/Philadelphia Area A specialist analytical services provider to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry is looking to appoint an Administration Manager for its new business. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered. Experience in a technical mass spectrometry or pharma business environment an advantage. Applications are invited in the first insta...
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...
SITEX Environmental, Inc. (SITEX) is currently recruiting an Environmental Specialist/Industrial Hygienist. SITEX is a full-service environmental consulting firm with more than 30 years of experience in providing customized Environmental Health and Safety, Remediation Support, and Real Estate Due Diligence services. We have an extensive background in performing emergency planning and first-respons...
Company: Yoh Analytical Chemist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Indianapolis, IN. Top Skills Should You Possess: - Chemistry - cGMP - UV/VIS spectroscopy What You'll Be Doing: - Individual will perform standard and non-standard laboratory testing, gather and evaluate data, draw conclusions, and write reports, document information per procedures, and ensure the...
AAIPharma Services is a leading provider of contract services that support all phases of drug development. The company's wide array of capabilities includes analytical and formulation development, material testing services, microbiology, clinical and commercial contract manufacturing, pharmaceutical packaging and stability services. With over thirty years of drug development expertise, we offer ex...
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HC148199: SHELL OIL COMPANY Houston, TX See Below to Apply SHELL OIL COMPANY. Position in Houston, TX. Submit resume to *****. In your submission, please reference the applicable job code. Geologist - Analyze and communicate detailed interpretation of complex subsurface structures. Responsibilities include subsurface studies for preparation of deepwater exploration wells. (...
BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST WITH ASSAY DESIGN EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT #14-01171 RECRUITER: MELISSA GIUSTI JOB LOCATION: HOPEWELL, NJ OCTOBER 24, 2014 Project Description: Basic knowledge of the drug discovery process and independence in experimental / assay design, data analysis and problem solving Working knowledge and experience with a wide range of technical skills relevant to the speci...
Summary: • Develop and maintain systems that assure data reliability and reporting compliance with all laboratory stakeholders including customers, regulatory agencies, and manufacturing departments • Schedule and administer laboratory priorities • Lead Lean/continuous improvement of the QC Lab through streamlining daily tasks and efficiencies in supporting other departments Daily Activities: ...
Senior Manager Quality Systems/Head of Quality for Pharmaceutical Drug Manufacturing in Southeast USA, available for immediate interviewing. Join a world leader with this pharmaceutical and capital equipment medical device developer and manufacturer, in the upstart pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. You will be the key person to build and lead a team of Quality Systems Manufacturing professionals...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Associate Director, Separations-2004140807 Description Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson company, is recruiting for a Associate Director, Separations, to be located in Malvern, PA. Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C. develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research ...
Xenobiotic Laboratories (XBL), a subsidiary of the Lab Testing Division of WuXi AppTec, Inc., is a leading contract research laboratory specializing in small molecule bioanalytical, drug metabolism, and pharmacokinetic services to the pharmaceutical, animal health and agrochemical industries. XBL is seeking an experienced autoradiography research professional to lead the QWBA group to conduct stud...
Job ID: 4528 Position Description: This flex-time/part-time field sales representative position is responsible for meeting or exceeding established program sales and market share targets by promoting multiple clients’ products and services to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants in targeted offices with the appropriate designated reach and frequency within a given geographical t...
. NETE is seeking a highly motivated, flexible, organized, and detail oriented Computational Biologist to join our great team. If you want to learn, grow, and help then this is the job for you. We support a project/customer that handles the information technology and maintenance capability for federal agencies and manages over a hundred projects that are used by medical staff, researchers, and sc...

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