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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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Covance is currently seeking a Genetic Toxicology Study technician in our Greenfield, IN group. As a Gentic Toxicology Study Technician you will: • Learn how to review assay protocol and to ensure that a study is conducted according to protocol specifications, SOPs and other procedures/regulations. • Learn how to generate assay workbooks, perform protocol calculations and specific techniques fo...
Major Duties & Responsibilities -Development and qualification of cell-based potency assays and ligand binding assays for product characterization and support of process development -Support sample testing for process, formulation and characterization development for projects in the pipeline -Will transfer potency assays to a GMP environment -Will be expected to regularly present data at proje...
Lab Technician in the PepsiCo R&D Packaging Lab. Support packaging evaluations of food and beverage packages and packaging materials. Execute package testing per PepsiCo test methods Testing to include (but not limited to) use of Instron, Color Quest, PTI Leak Detection, Vacuum tank, Oxysense, Gawis, Smartscope, Removal torque testers, calipers, scales Conduct distribution testing which includes...
Job Description: We are seeking a highly motivated Principal Scientist (Toxicologist or Pathologist) with experience in animal models, mechanisms of disease, mechanism of toxicology, biology, oncology, pharmacology, chemistry and biomarkers to help lead the nonclinical toxicology assessment and investigations in drug discovery of new and emerging therapeutics for oncology and autoimmune indicatio...
To meet the expanding needs in our drug development programs, Seattle Genetics is seeking a highly motivated and innovative scientist to join our immunology group. The successful candidate will focus on exploiting the functions of the immune system in the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disorders. Responsibilities: Actively design and execute in vitro and in vivo experiments to assess the the...
CMC Submissions and Technical Writing Manager Major Duties and Responsibilities: Possesses the ability to write in a clear and concise manner and edit technical information in support of high-quality regulatory submissions Able to work efficiently to facilitate the on-time delivery of regulatory documents Possesses strong proficiency in CMC technical writing and writing-based software systems ...
Quality Control Lab Technician being added to busy Scientific Manufacturing team to perform routine Chemical, Immunochemical, Biological or Microbiological assays on manufactured diagnostic products to determine compliance. This is a temp to perm position and it will be on first shift. Minimum Associates degree in Science related field or High School diploma with some college Science coursework an...
One of the oldest and most respected pharmaceutical companies in the world has revamped their product initiatives to utilize some of their new technology while maintaining and improving profitability on existing product lines. In their generic pharmaceutical branch they are seeking a highly qualified Sr. Regulatory Specialist. This position will have advanced responsibilities in support of the Reg...
This position reports to Senior Medical Director – Clinical Affairs and will contribute in the clinical arena of hematologic malignancies. The successful candidate will function as a scientific and medical resource for the Clinical Affairs department at Seattle Genetics, and as a medical monitor for ongoing clinical trials in oncology. Responsibilities: · Development of clinical protocols and am...
The Senior Microbiologist is a career level for top performing Microbiologists. Senior Microbiologists deliver sustained contributions that result in new and/or improved processes and methodologies. Employees at this level can manage their time effectively and can function with minimal directive while executing a broad range of technical skills. Senior Microbiologists have the ability to determine...
Contractor Environmental Monitoring Specialist (CEMS) Must have: Education: • Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or Biology is preferred. Candidates with BS in Chemistry, Engineering, Pharmacy, or equivalent will be considered with relevant experience in environmental monitoring, laboratory operations, or sterile/vaccine production setting. Required Experience and Skills: • At least one year o...
Resource Coordinator Chantilly, VA Covance is looking for a Resource Coordinator to join the Immmunochemistry group in Chantilly, VA. The Resource Coordinator provides support to Chemistry technical and/ or operations staff by ensuring project-related supplies, equipment, and other consumables are readily available. There is also an opportunity to occasionally work in the lab, therefore experien...
Job Number: 423034 Director, Clinical Science 4027635 Overview: Accountable for clinical/scientific evaluation of in-licensing opportunities. Participates in other corporate and clinical development activities to support the International expansion of company. * Participates in clinical/scientific evaluation of in-licensing opportunities * Key contributor to the development and execution of the...
Study Technician - Dose Formulation Madison, WI Covance is currently seeking Study Technicians for our laboratory located in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin. 1st and 3rd shift (3am to 11:45am) positions are available. At Covance, you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world. Our commitment to this mission has resulted in Covanc...
We are looking for a temporary Microbiology Coordinator to work in in our Somerset manufacturing facility for approximately six months. The Company: We are a rapidly growing pharmaceutical manufacturer with strong lines in hospital and ophthalmic markets, and many new products in development and awaiting FDA approval. In anticipation of long-term, substantial growth, we offer challenging, attrac...
The Screening Coordinator will read protocol for assigned studies to determine what screening procedures are necessary to determine participant qualification as well as to understand the Inclusion and Exclusion criteria for the study. Additional Job Responsibilities include: • Work with Project/Study Manager and Screening/Recruitment Supervisor to arrange any special screening procedures that ma...
Are you looking for a career (not a job!) in the dynamic world of data analytics? Do you enjoy working with data and smart people? Are you passionate about analytics and data driven insights? Are you looking to apply your quantitative skills in the real world to solve business problems and create measureable value for your clients? Want to develop other transferable skills like client & team manag...
R&D TECH WITH PHARMACEUTICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT #14-00992 RECRUITER: NATALYA VOLKOV JOB LOCATION: NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 *** CANDIDATES MUST WORK ON OUR W-2 ONLY *** Project Description: Under close supervision, performs routine lab glassware cleaning, storing and maintaining lab glassware, receiving samples and documenting, preparing ICP-MS solutions, maintaining lab su...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH
Privately owned commodity chemical company in the Columbus, Ohio area is searching for a Director of Product Development. This person will lead the process of new product development and manage a team of 2 chemists. They will work with their staff and outside resources to produce new products, applications and market segments. They will also support the sales team in acquiring new business through...
We are looking for laboratory technicians (animal care) for an international biotech company in Germantown, NY. near HUDSON. These positions are TEMP with a possibility of Temp to Hire for the right candidate. The positions are 40 hours / week, Monday-Friday or Sunday -Thursday PLEASE be within a commutable distance to GERMANTOWN, just south of Hudson This company is the leader in producing labo...

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