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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 ID: 4523 Position Description: A full-time District Sales Manager is needed to exemplify the values of our client which include performance with integrity, innovation, sense of urgency and passion for achievement. The District Sales Manager will be responsible for managing a team of sales representatives and meeting or exceeding established program sales and market share targets within a giv...
GENEWIZ, Inc. is a leading global genomics service company. Excelling in both science and customer support, GENEWIZ is a trusted provider for DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. Customers depend on GENEWIZ to achieve results in a rapid, cost-effective manner through specialized expertise and customizable, scala...
2559BER Project Engineer & Project Manager (R&D) openings! Location: Ft. Wayne, Indiana Salary Range: $70,000-110,000 (+bonus +RELO) CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO! Our Client is a strong lean manufacturing organization and a leader within their industry. They have openings for both a Project Engineer and an R&D Project Manager to join their “Innovation & Research” team. The Project Manager will l...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. PRINCIPAL BATTERY ENGINEER-5991141006 Description VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is a worldwide company with operations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions. Research, innovation and new-product development are the focus of our organization. Since we in...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Senior Electrical Engineer-6855141013 Description VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is a worldwide company with operations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe/Middle East/Africa regions. Research, innovation and new-product development are the focus of our organization. Since we in...
This job is headquartered in our eScreen location in Overland Park, Kansas Summay – The Donor Contact Specialist (bilingual preferred) handles inbound and outbound phone inquiries, internal and external emails, and inter-company communication regarding the drug screening process. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to problem solve. Appropria...
COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST REQUIREMENT #14-01144 RECRUITER: CINDI PISNOY JOB LOCATION: GAITHERSBURG, MD OCTOBER 17, 2014 *** CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON OUR PAYROLL AS A W-2 *** Project Description: Reporting to Director, Account Management, on the Science Units Transparency and Reporting (SUTAR) team. The Compliance Specialist will manage technical aspects of projects and associated risk...
Our direct client has TWO openings : 1) Development Engineer- 4 yrs + experience in R&D of Pharmaceutical companies. 2) Sr Development Engineer (R&D)- 10 yrs of experience in R&D of pharmaceutical companies. The main functions of a Development Engineer are focused around two key activities: 1) pre-development through scale up and commercialization of formulations and processes for new customers ...
Company: Yoh Food Technician needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Pleasanton, California. Top Skills Should You Possess: - R& D Food Technician Experience - Recent Laboratory Experience What You'll Be Doing: - Conduct routine lab analysis such as PH, viscosity, theoretical alkalinity, weighing out raw materials - Making batches if needed - Organizing and/or execut...
Company: Yoh Biologist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Swiftwater, PA. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Biology - PCR - ELISA What You'll Be Doing: - Responsible for routine clinical testing of assays in support of vaccine development - Participate in functional assay maintenance - Routine assay support including critical reagent qualificat...
Medical Information Specialist Overview: This individual will be responsible for the adverse/safety event review process, Power Tools and Mitek as well as fostering strong, productive relationships with colleagues within the Organization. This role is responsible for processing, review, manual medical coding, follow-up and reporting of safety events as part of the safety management within Clini...
Job Title: Regulatory CMC Manager Position Description This individual is expected to contribute to the development and implementation of CMC regulatory strategy for products in development with minimal supervision as well as coordinating all aspects of CMC regulatory submissions relevant to their assigned projects or programs. This person will serve as the regulatory CMC representative on rele...
Contract position Label Inspector · Good GMP’s · Procurement- ordering · Assist with inventory / retain/ samples · Shipping Education: high School with experience in the clinical environment...
- Responsible for preclinical development projects relevant to various vaccine programs. - Performing immunology and microbiology assays related to evaluation of immune responses and protective efficacy of lead vaccine candidates in animal models. - Performs animal work under primarily ABSL2 conditions; including vaccinations, necropsy and blood draws - Prepares harvested animal tissues for ste...
PURPOSE Secure and retain business through professional, consultative, proactive sales activities directed at decision-makers and decision influencers at existing and new clinical sponsors. RESPONSIBILITIES •Actively prospect and leverage potential new business opportunities within specified customer account(s). •Cultivate strong, long-term relationships with key decision-makers within Accoun...
The UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) is recognized throughout the Midwest & the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care & active community involvement. The UWCCC is the only comprehensive cancer center, as designated by the National Cancer Institute, in Wisconsin. The UWCCC is committed to leading-edge research to provide better treatment & ultimately, cure...
Job Number: 423890 Senior Medical Writer Essential Function The Senior Medical Writer researches, creates, and edits all documents associated with clinical research. Responsibilities also include: acting as primary client contact for medical writing projects, working with other Company departments and clients to set and meet internal and external deliverable timelines, leadership, training and...
Client: Pharmaceutical Job Title: Brand Protection Senior Specialist Duration: 12+ Months (11/17/2014 to 12/15/2015) Contract on W2 Location: Cambridge, MA, 02142 Brand Protection Senior Specialist Responsibilities: The individual will be responsible for developing Product Protection solutions and associated processes. Product Protection is defined as the application of security features (ov...
Job Responsibilities This position represents a critical senior leadership role within US and Global Drug Safety, responsible for establishing, executing and maintaining both US and assigned global Pharmacovigilance (PV) quality and compliance oversight for a comprehensive PV quality management system to insure compliance with US and global drug safety regulatory requirements. The main goal i...
CorePharma LLC is a fast growing mid-size generic pharmaceutical company with approximately 250 employees, located in Middlesex, New Jersey. We are a fourteen year old firm principally in the business of developing, manufacturing, and distributing pharmaceutical products for the United States market. JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor, Quality Control Laboratory, the inc...

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