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R and D Industry Overview


Companies involved in research and development (R and D) employ scientists, but they also need to fill many other R and D jobs, including those for statisticians, data managers, regulatory specialists, QA managers and others who support those who make scientific breakthroughs, apply discoveries and bring new products to market.

An R and D career typically revolves around one of three activities: conducting basic research, applying research findings or developing new products. The vast majority of jobs in R and D are found in physics, engineering or life sciences. Only about 12 percent of R and D job opportunities are found in economics, sociology, anthropology and psychology.

R and D Job Market


Several factors will influence the number of R and D jobs going forward. In the biotechnology industry, pharmaceutical companies have a record number of products in the pipeline as they seek to replace revenue lost from expiring drug patents. That pressure will keep merger-and-acquisition activity high, Life Science Digest predicts.

In 2012, federal government spending on R and D will drop while industrial and academic spending will rise, R&D Magazine predicts. Defense industry R and D jobs could be influenced by a $2.5 billion spending cut in Defense Department-funded research, the magazine says.Between 2010 and 2020, R and D employment will be quite robust, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts. It predicts:

  • Medical scientist jobs will grow 36 percent.
  • Biochemist and biophysicist jobs will grow 31 percent.
  • Physicist jobs and astronomer jobs will grow 14 percent.
  • Statistician jobs will grow 14 percent.
  • Chemist and materials scientist jobs will grow 4 percent.


R and D Salaries


Scientist salaries are typically tied to the amount of education needed for the particular job, with the highest salaries going to those with advanced degrees.

The mean salary for all life sciences R and D jobs was $76,140, the BLS says.

Statisticians working in R and D earned mean salaries of $86,370 in 2011, the BLS says.

The median salary for a clinical data manager working in R and D is $66,800, according to online salary database PayScale.com. Regulatory specialists in R and D earned a median of $55,900 and regulatory affairs directors in R and D earned a median of $146,000, PayScale reports.

QA managers’ median salary was $89,500 in 2012, the American Society for Quality (ASQ) reports. Having ASQ certification may boost a quality manager’s salary by $10,000, the ASQ says.
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ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Lab Technician to help support our client's team in Groton, CT. This is a temporary assignment that will last approximately 3 months. The pay rate is $22/hr. Job Description: • Support Bio-specimen Registration/Reconciliation • Assist with technical and logistical aspects of registering, processing, storage & global distribution of bio-fluid samples • Respo...
. A Scientific Support Specialist job in Wilmington, DE is currently available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. To be considered for this position, you should have a scientific degree, IT skills, and some lab experience. You will work for a leading company in the Pharmaceutical industry. This is a contract to hire opportunity. Scientific Support Specialist duties: Develop and maint...
Job Summary: Providing high quality analytical method development and validation in a GMP environment. Support new product development through analysis of innovator samples and R&D formulations. Reporting Relationships: Individual Contributor Essential Responsibilities: Participate in the development and validation of analytical methods and improvement of existing ones to support all stages of...
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experience in late phase clinical trials preferably, to join a highly efficient team. PhD is preferred but not a must. Role Specification To lead and co-ordinate the design, statistical analysis and reporting of all studies within a clinical program To lead and co-ordinate the provision of statistical support for registrational or non-regist...
Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operatio...
JOB SUMMARY: The Document Control Specialist will assist with the Document Control process. This role will serve as a Document administrator to track and monitor controlled documents throughout their lifecycle with emphasis on compliance to SOPs and applicable local Regulatory requirements. The role will support the various business functions in the organization for the timely and accurate genera...
RETTEW is seeking a highly motivated Geoscientist for our Williamsport, PA office to support our growing Geosciences group. Experience with the following: Soil science, soil morphology and classification Experience with test borings, monitoring well installation and core logging Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments Spill response, site characterization and remedial actions under the guid...
A premier metal stamping company in the Fort Wayne, IN area is looking for a strong Controls Engineer to add to their team. This company is growing quickly and have just purchased 5 new presses in the last year. They are one of only a handful of companies with the capability of 2000 ton metal stamping. Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer Troubleshoot and program controls (ABB, Allen Bradl...
This is a great opportunity to work with a contract manufacturer of well-known personal care/cosmetic products for widely recognized, global companies. This is also a position that offers very competitive salary and is located in the great city of Minneapolis. The R&D Chemist will be responsible for the formulation of a wide range of innovative personal care products, cosmetics, and OTC products. ...
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent Distributors in more than 90 countries. Our Mission is to change people’s lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrit...
Job ID: 4892 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4885 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4880 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4905 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4877 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4911 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4912 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4879 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4919 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...
Job ID: 4913 Position Description: PDI was the first contract sales organization that provides insight-driven multi-channel messaging for established and emerging health care companies. Today, PDI is pioneering new and innovative approaches to how pharmaceutical and medical device companies engage customers. When you join PDI, whether as part of our field sales organization or at our corporate ...

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