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Science Industry Overview

Science jobs require intelligence, creativity and curiosity. A career in science, regardless of your specialty, will almost certainly involve forming and testing theories.

Here’s a rundown of some common science careers:

  • Choose a chemist job and you’ll study the structure, composition and reactions of substances to come up with new products, processes or materials.
  • A microbiologist job involves studying the growth, development and other characteristics of microscopic organisms.
  • In a biochemist job or biophysicist job, you’ll focus on the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes, such as cell development, growth and heredity.
  • Lab technicians work on research lab tasks, such as setting up equipment, running tests and reporting results.
  • Select a research assistant job to help scientists work on lab tests and experiments.
  • In a medical scientist career, you’ll find ways to limit or cure diseases.
  • Natural sciences managers’ jobs combine business and science.

Science Job Market

The aging of the Baby Boomers and the demand for lifesaving new drugs and procedures to cure and prevent disease will likely drive demand for medical research. At the same time, merger-and-acquisition activity as well as expanded use of global employees will limit the number of science employment opportunities in the US in years to come.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that between 2010 and 2020:

  • Jobs for chemists will grow 4 percent.
  • Jobs for microbiologists will grow 13 percent.
  • Jobs for biochemists and biophysicists will grow 31 percent, but that works out to just 7,700 new jobs over the decade because the industry is small.
  • Jobs for biological technicians will grow 14 percent.
  • Jobs for chemical technicians will grow only 7 percent, with declines expected in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Jobs for medical scientists will grow 36 percent, mostly in private industry.
  • Jobs for natural sciences managers will grow by just 8 percent, mainly due to outsourcing.

Science Salaries

Salaries in science depend in large part upon how much education is required for the specific job. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common jobs in science, according to the BLS:

  • Chemist: $69,760
  • Microbiologist: $65,230
  • Biochemist and biophysicist: $79,230
  • Biological technician: $39,480
  • Chemical technician: $42,070
  • Life, physical and social science technician: $43,120
  • Medical scientist: $76,130
  • Natural sciences manager: $114,770

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We are currently seeking a Glass Science Engineer to join our Corporate Manufacturing & Engineering team at our World Headquarters in Perrysburg, OH. POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible and accountable for leading or being an active participant on the key multidisciplinary PMO Projects as well as individual discipline projects in the Corporate Manufacturing and Engineering organization....
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The Skidmore College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science seeks qualified individuals to teach CS 106 Introduction to Computer Science I and/or CS 206 Introduction to Computer Science II during the fall semester of 2014. Preference will be given to individuals with an advanced degree in Computer Science and/or with some teaching experience. Minimum qualification of BA or BS in Computer S...
Description Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme. Sanofi US At Sanofi US, we are committed to...
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biot...
Looking for an exciting career with a leader in the Construction industry? Masco Home Services (MHS) is seeking an experienced Building Science Advisor to join our team in New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania. Masco Home Services, Inc. (MHS) is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. MHS is a home performance leader. The Company offers a national, turnkey home performance pro...
Facilities Manufacturing Leader, Life Science-WD30005013 Johnson Controls is a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and b...
POSITION SUMMARY Proove Biosciences, Inc. is seeking a Clinical Science Liaison to join a fast growing team. Proove Biosciences is the Personalized Pain Medicine Company. Our mission is to Change the Future of Medicine. With offices in Irvine, California and Howard County, Maryland, Proove provides physicians with information to improve the selection, dosing, and evaluation of medications. The Com...
Questar III BOCES has a vacancy for a part-time Science School Improvement Specialist based out of our Central Office in Castleton, NY. This position will provide Professional Development in the area of Science to Questar III component school districts. Minimum Qualifications: Proper NYS Science certification and 10 years successful science teaching experience on the secondary level required. Qual...
Position Description AIG has an opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join the rapidly growing Science organization in the Property & Casualty business. The group’s mission is to generate greater evidence-based insights across AIG and to help balance the art of decision-making with science. The group has a broad and global mandate ranging from partnering with leading academicians to understand...
La Salle Institute (grades 6-12) of Troy, New York is seeking a full-time high school science teacher for school year 2014-2015. The position centers around three levels of Environmental Science (including Advanced Placement Environmental Science), as well as other high school science courses as required. The successful candidate should have the ability and willingness to teach other levels, utili...
Responsible for supporting Weblogic on Unix/Linux and ensuring performance, availability and security. Providing continual active improvements for middleware services including research, planning, and implementation of service upgrades and enhancements. Providing daily support for customer needs and service issues to maintain middleware infrastructure functionality, including 24x7 on call support...
Position Overview The College of Information and Computer Technology (CICT), Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Professor in Computer Science or Information Technology with specialization in Mobile Technology, Software Engineering or Cyber Security. The applicant will report to the Dean of CICT. Applicant will be responsible for the curriculum, i...
Are you looking for a career in software development or Quality Assurance with a fast paced growing company? If so this is the job for you! We are seeking entry level candidates who have a passion for development as this role will be working along side a QA and development team doing Python scripting. You will develop automation testing for a large software company so we are looking for someone wi...
Paid Training in Advanced Technology - Unemployed 27 weeks or more? - Have an IT, Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math work background with four years or more experience? - 18 years of age or older? - Eligible to work in the United States? If yes, you may qualify for paid training and support for your efforts to get reemployed upon completion. NCTC Go to: Sign up for an...
The intern the Marketing Science Lab will be a part of a larger EMC big data analytic community supporting data scientists and marketing data managers. This position will partner with IT, marketing scientists, and internal and external data infrastructure specialists in working within a big data Greenplum MPP (massively parallel processing) analytical and Hadoop appliance. Work is focused on assis...
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Are you looking to be with an Industry Leader in the Life Science Industry? We are currently looking for an experienced Account Manager to cover the New England territory. This person will be responsible to call on Drug Discovery, Pharmaceutical, and Biotech accounts. The Sales Representative will manage existing accounts, grow new business, and drive revenue. Sales people who have sold cell based...
PerkinElmer is a global technology leader driving growth and innovation in the Environmental and Human Health Science markets. The company is a leading force in the development, production, marketing, servicing, and support of laboratory instrumentation and ancillary services throughout the world. Job Description: PerkinElmer, a global leader in human and environmental health technology and servic...
Medical Science Liaison - West Coast Region Opportunity for Medical Liaison to join a corporate pioneer in the development and marketing of a wide variety of drugs and medical devices. Position will be responsible for the West Coast Region, as the key information resource for field personnel and clients, providing in-depth scientific information on the company’s products. Act as the Medical/Scient...
Job Summary MathWorks’ Technical Computing products enable scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery through their application for algorithm development, data analysis, statistics, visualization, numeric computation, high performance computing, and application deployment. As the worldwide Science industry marketing manager you will develop and execute on plans to drive increased adoption of M...
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