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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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Technical Product Development – Manager Lab R&D Pall is a Fortune 1000 materials science and engineering company with the broadest filtration, separation and purification capabilities in the world. Our process and product enabling technologies help our customers make good products better, safer and even possible. We provide innovative products to customers in health care, biotechnology, pharmaceu...
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Associate Investigatorneeded for acontractopportunity with Yoh's client located in Wilmington, DE. Top Skills Should You Possess: - Previous experience with solution-state NMR experiments - Previous experience with small-scale chemical syntheses What You'll Be Doing: - Perform a wide variety of NMR and EPR experiments under the direction of a principal investigator. - There will be a strong ...
Laboratory Technicianneeded for acontractopportunity with Yoh's client located in Wilmington, DE. The Big Picture - Top Skills Should You Possess: - Demonstrated skill with set-up and operation of fermentors - Experience with aseptic techniques What You'll Be Doing: - Responsible for cultivation of microorganisms in flasks and fermenters, fermenter set-up and operation, harvesting, and analys...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Biostatistician-4024140910 Description Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson company, is recruiting a Biostatistician for the Nonclinical Statistics & Computing group to be located in La Jolla, CA. Janssen Research & Development of Johnson & Johnson is dedicated to addressing and solving the most important unmet...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Head of Clinical Development-0462140723 Description Janssen Diagnostics, L.L.C., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Head of Clinical Development located in Raritan, NJ. The Head of Clinical Development will serve as the primary point of contact and resource for development activities of diagnosti...
Seeking a Clinical Trials Coordinator for a long-term consulting position at a major pharmaceutical client. Experience/Education: - Minimal Degree: Bachelor's Degree; preferred: Master's Degree - 3 years experience in clinical and/or contract management setting and ability to work on complex, multi-faceted projects and network with key internal groups such as Clinical Trial Managers, Finance, P...
QUALITY CONTROL ASSOCIATE FOR RAW MATERIALS REQUIREMENT #14-01228 RECRUITER: JESSICA CLARK JOB LOCATION: DEVENS, MA NOVEMBER 10, 2014 Project Description: To perform routine QC Raw Material chemistry testing in support of Raw Materials and biologics bulk drug substance manufacturing using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. Assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal...
Ultradent Products Inc., the global name in oral health is seeking a Materials Testing Technician to join Ultradent's Research and Development team. It is a great time to join Ultradent Products Incorporated, a global dental and orthodontic manufacturing company that has had nonstop growth for over 36 years, and is driven for continued growth! As an eligible Ultradent employee, you can expect th...
Alliance Pharma, Inc. is a contract research organization (CRO) specializes in bioanalysis, drug metabolism and DMPK support. We are currently seeking a QC specialist with a minimum of 4 years GLP bioanalytical experiences in CRO industry with Bachelor's Degree or higher. Advanced knowledge in specific compliance discipline (GLP, GCP),knowledge of the drug development process, regulation awarenes...
We are currently seeking a full-time Immunoassay group associate director whose responsibilities will include: * Managing a staff of bioanalytical scientists in the development/validation of PK and immunogenicity assays on standard and novel immunoassay platforms in a regulated environment. Analyzing non-clinical and clinical study samples and ensuring the scientific quality of data in order to m...
Environmental & Lab Supervisor American Electric Power – PSO Vernon, Texas We're PSO. Your partner for an even brighter future. Our Vernon, Texas power station is now accepting applications for the position of: Environmental & Lab Supervisor Responsible for plant lab operations and personnel Qualifications include: Bachelors degree in chemistry or equivalent discipline plus ten years applicabl...
Responsibilities · Responsible for the development of validation protocols and reports to support the manufacturing and packaging processes of multiple solid dosage pharmaceutical products. Products manufactured include tablets, capsules, powdered blends and granulations. · Responsible for the generation of testing protocols covering all aspects of manufacturing and packaging processes for a giv...
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HC168313: 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. Geophysicist - Responsible for conducting geophysical interpretation of subsurface seismic data to identify exploration prospects & drilling targets. (Job Code 1539); requires Master's de...
Job Title: Grants and Investigator-Sponsored Trial (IST) Coordinator Job Type: Part-time (Four days/week) Location: Wilmington, DE Zipher Medical Affairs Company, LLC is a Massachusetts corporation providing consulting and contract services to the pharmaceutical industry. Currently, Zipher seeks to fill one (1) employment opportunity for the position of a Grants and IST Coordinator. This indivi...
POSITION SUMMARY The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for testing and reporting clinical laboratory results. ACCOUNTABILITIES • Performs and reports laboratory testing on clinical laboratory samples used to aide physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. • Selects, implements, and evaluates results for Quality Control materials used in statistical process control of lab...
Our client on the Peninsula is looking for a Manufacturing Technician II to join their team! Manufacturing Technician II Duties: The Manufacturing Technician II performs under some supervision functions associated with manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing rework and in process testing related to the production of parts...
BIOLOGICS PROCESS OPERATOR REQUIREMENT #14-01276 RECRUITER: JESSICA CLARK JOB LOCATION: HOPEWELL, NJ NOVEMBER 21, 2014 Project Description: Operates control systems and processes in Biotechnology Pilot Plants as assigned Prepares process buffers and reagents Cleans equipment and maintain area in clean and orderly fashion Recognizes and reports safety, maintenance and operational variances...
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Aprecia Pharmaceuticals is hiring a Materials Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the planning, controlling, purchasing, and the storing of raw materials and finished goods, all while maintaining cGMP Compliance. Description of Duties: Position will be effectively planning, managing and purchasing all raw materials, components, and processed goods as well as controlling all phar...

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