Employment in life sciences over the next decade is expected to show resiliency against the pandemic, according to an article from Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. Employment in research and development services is reportedly projected to grow three times as fast as overall employment growth over the next five years.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook lists the top 10 research and clinical biotech occupations projected to add jobs through 2029 ranked in order of the number of expected additional jobs to be created. Topping the list are clinical laboratory technologists and technicians (medical laboratory scientists), biological technicians, medical scientists, chemical technicians and biochemists/biophysicists.
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