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BioSpace Releases 2013 Life Sciences / Biotech Employment Outlook


1/28/2013 3:15:20 PM

Data shows a three percent drop in biotech unemployment and that 64 percent of hiring is in California, Massachusetts, New Jersey / New York

DENVER (January 29, 2013) – Today BioSpace, the largest online source for life sciences recruitment solutions and news, released its inaugural BioSpace Annual Report: Life Sciences Employment Outlook. The report aggregates job posting data, site demographic findings, and salary figures with industry economic and employment indicators to give a snapshot of the life science / biotech employment climate.

“Biopharma recovery continues with unemployment rates falling over three percent,” said Chanille Hewett, BioSpace Product Manager. “Our salary data shows further recovery indicators; since bottoming out in 2010 biotechnology salaries hit a three year high in 2012. Not only are professionals getting back to work, but their pay is trending upward as well.”

With almost three million unique users annually, the BioSpace community has been a microcosm of the life sciences / biotech industry for more than 25 years. The report highlights hiring trends, including the top recruited positions, the positions with the highest growth and decline, and more. Salary data includes top pay grades, industry pay averages from 2005 to 2012, and top paying positions.

To learn more about the current state of life sciences / biotechnology careers, including jobs for Clinical Research, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Research Associates, and more. Download the full BioSpace Annual Report: Life Sciences Employment Outlook.

About BioSpace: BioSpace.com is the largest online source for biotech and life sciences recruitment solutions and news. For 25 years, BioSpace has helped accelerate recruitment, communication, and discovery among business and scientific leaders within life sciences. An onTargetjobs, Inc. company, BioSpace powers DeviceSpace.com, an information and recruitment resource for the medical device and diagnostics industries, as well as ClinicaSpace.com, a similar resource for clinical research markets.

Press Contact:
Valerie Quintanilla
Senior Manager, Marketing Communications
onTargetjobs, Inc.
303-562-0144
Valerie.quintanilla@ontargetjobs.com

Read at BioSpace.com

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