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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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Job Summary: The Advanced Neuroimaging Lab is seeking a creative and motivated researcher at the postdoctoral or research specialist level to develop and apply optical techniques for the recording and controlling of neuronal activity. HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus is a pioneering research center near Washington, D.C., where scientists from many disciplines develop and use emerging and innova...
Job Summary: The Research Specialist will produce thousands of DNA constructs for expression of genetically-encoded neuronal activity sensor variants in several biological systems including bacteria, mammalian neurons cultured in vitro, the Drosophila nervous system, the C. elegans nervous system, and the mouse nervous system. This will entail large-scale, site-directed mutagenesis of sensor seque...
Job Summary: At the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), creativity and excellence are fundamental to our success. As one of the world's largest philanthropies, HHMI is a major force in advancing biomedical research and science education in the U.S. and beyond. We have an opportunity for a Research Technician in the Meyer lab at the University of California Berkeley (http://mcb.berkeley.edu/lab...
Job ID: 4307 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 ter...
Pharmakon Long Term Care Pharmacy, Inc. has been providing pharmacy services to extended care facilities throughout Indiana since 2003. Pharmakon's main goal is to provide excellent customer service at a competitive price through customized solutions, and through this we have become one of the preferred pharmacy providers in the Midwest. Pharmakon Long Term Care Pharmacy is currently seeking a pro...
Our client, an Engineering Contracting Company located in Toledo, Ohio is seeking a Controls Engineer to join their organization to support their customers in environmental and waste water management. Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer Design and implementation of process monitoring systems Provide PLC and HMI programming Design electrical controls panels and systems Requirements for the C...
RevereIT LLC is a new breed of service firm - an industry-focused consulting and integration firm offering a broad range of solution offerings to clients from a broad range of Industries. RevereIT LLC is an end-to-end global consulting & solutions company with over 250 employees .We help companies bring improved focus to IT and how it aligns with the business, executes on its priorities and balanc...
***** Job Description: A skilled, responsible formulation scientist capable of working in a research and development laboratory setting, using laboratory equipment to create bench-top product prototypes and pilot phase batches. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: · Collaborating with co-workers · Reverse engineering of existing products · Methods of manufacture d...
Business Segment Capital - Retail Finance About Us GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all, including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled. GE Capital’s Retail Finance business is among the country’s most successful retail lenders, with 80 years of experience in consumer financing. The business, which originates loans as...
Business Segment Capital - Retail Finance About Us GE Capital's Retail Finance business is among the country's most successful retail lenders, with 80 years of experience in consumer financing. The business, which originates loans as a unit of GE Capital Retail Bank, provides credit card programs to retailers and consumers in the United States and Canada. We build better businesses through customi...
Pharmaceutical Formulation Development Scientist SL Pharma Labs Inc., a well established and fast-growing Pharmaceutical R&D contract lab located near Wilmington, DE, with easy access to I-95, is hiring for multiple positions. We offer a fast paced, challenging work environment and a flexible schedule. We have an immediate opening for an experienced Formulation Development Scientist. The Formulati...
The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) is an independent, academically-focused nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the survival and quality of life for people with cardiovascular disease through research and education. Since its inception in 1991, CRF has played a major role in realizing dramatic improvements in the lives of countless numbers of patients by establishing the safe us...
This position will be focused on delivering packaging innovation agenda for PepsiCo Global Nutrition Group's Dairy Business Unit (GNG-Dairy Business Unit). Key Responsibilities: Lead complex package development/engineering programs at a global level Actively manage new package development and initial commercialization to deliver PepsiCo Dairy Packaging Innovation Strategy Provide Subject Matter Ex...
Allied Search Partners is looking for a candidate for a qualified Director of Biostatistics. Know someone for this position? We offer a $$ bonus if we place your referral in a position. For a complete list of current Allied Search Partners openings Nationwide please go to: http://www.alliedsearchpartners.com/careers.php Position: Associate Director of Biostatistics Schedule: Full Time Permanent/Di...
This position will be focused on delivering packaging innovation agenda for PepsiCo Global Nutrition Group's Dairy Business Unit (GNG-Dairy Business Unit). Key Responsibilities: Lead complex package development/engineering programs at a global level Actively manage new package development and initial commercialization to deliver PepsiCo Dairy Packaging Innovation Strategy Provide Subject Matter Ex...
Primary Duties:The Manager CMC Global Regulatory Affairs will direct and manage CMC regulatory strategy of one or more biological and/or small molecule products. This will include formulating and implementing CMC regulatory strategies for the development of protein therapies and CMC regulatory activities for assigned projects in line with US or ICH requirements. Primary role includes: Provide coll...
Director, Supply Chain Management & Planning: Innovative Mid-size Pharma, Morris County, NJ Summary: Our client is a stable and growing mid-size pharmaceutical company with marketed drugs and multiple expected product launches in the near future. They have a newly created position open and they are seeking to hire a sharp, experienced, and passionate supply chain professional. In this role you wil...
Job duties include 75-80% time spent in sample preparation (receiving samples into laboratory, verifying package contents against work request; sorting and marking samples; preparing samples for grinding/blending; using Robot Coupe or blender; maintaining sample order/work requests; labeling samples; organizing samples in refrigerator/ambient storage); glassware cleaning and distribution; filing;...
Qualifications: Minimum of a BS degree Regulatory experience preferred Pharmaceutical/Biological manufacturing or Quality experience preferred Experience preparing CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, Controls) post approval submissions preferred Experience with Trackwise and regulatory tracking databases preferred Proactive and highly productive Sound judgment Attention to detail Strong written and ver...
CMC Regulatory Affairs Associate Princeton, NJ Our client, a global pharmaceutical organization is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Associate, CMC to join their team. This is an exciting time to join this organization as they recently brought several new products to market. Position offers career growth and a rewarding working environment. This is a temp to perm position, with strong compensation! Pos...
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