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Biological Scientist Jobs Bangor ME

Employment of biological scientists is expected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations although there will continue to be competition for some basic research positions.

Maine Staffing Group
(207) 973-3911
139 State St
Bangor, ME
 
United States Government
(207) 947-6000
1375 Union St
Bangor, ME
 
Maine Education Association
(207) 942-0052
1349 Broadway
Bangor, ME
 
Careermasters Llc
(207) 990-2102
61 Main St Ste 55
Bangor, ME
 
CareerCenter at Bangor
(207) 561-4050
45 Oak Street
Bangor, ME
 
Penobscot Respiratory
(207) 942-6096
417 State St Ste 400
Bangor, ME
 
National Able Network
(207) 945-6073
647 Main St
Bangor, ME
 
Reep Inc
(207) 942-9311
61 Main St
Bangor, ME
 
Association Of Civilian Technicians
(207) 262-3209
101 Maran
Bangor, ME
 
Affiliated Healthcare Systems
(207) 973-6700
925 Union St
Bangor, ME
 

Biological Scientist Career


Career Outlook

Employment of biological scientists is expected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations although there will continue to be competition for some basic research positions.

Employment change. Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21 percent over the 2008—18 decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth. Biological scientists enjoyed very rapid employment gains over the past few decades—reflecting, in part, the growth of the biotechnology industry. Employment growth will moderate somewhat as the biotechnology industry matures, with fewer new firms being founded and existing firms merging or being absorbed by larger biotechnology or pharmaceutical firms. However, much of the basic biological research done in recent years has resulted in new knowledge, including the isolation and identification of genes. Biological scientists will be needed to take this knowledge to the next stage, understanding how certain genes function within an entire organism, so that medical treatments can be developed to treat various diseases. Even pharmaceutical and other firms not solely engaged in biotechnology use biotechnology techniques extensively, spurring employment for biological scientists. For example, biological scientists are continuing to help farmers increase crop yields by pinpointing genes that can help crops, such as wheat, grow in more extreme climate conditions.

In addition, efforts to discover new and improved ways to clean up and preserve the environment will continue to add to job growth. More biological scientists will be needed to determine the environmental impact of industry and government actions and to prevent or correct environmental problems, such as the negative effects of pesticide use. Some biological scientists will ...

Career Overview

All biological scientists not listed separately.

Salary for Biological Scientists, All Other



 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $50,710
($24.38)
$80,220
($38.57)
$68,030
($32.71)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available

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