DENVER, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the largest online source for biotech and life sciences jobs, recruitment solutions and news, released its Biotech Beach Salary & Hiring Report, examining hiring trends, salary figures and more for the San Diego and Southern California areas.
The number of employers posting jobs in the Biotech Beach region increased 31 percent in the last year, reflecting the Bureau of Labor Statistics' prediction that biopharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing jobs will increase 10 percent this decade.
"Biotech Beach continues to grow and job seekers will likely notice the increase in job postings," said Emily Chereck, BioSpace Product Manager. "Employers in this industry will see applications from many qualified candidates, as competition rises for biotech and life sciences positions."
The report details the state of life sciences/biotechnology careers in Southern California, including top jobs, salary information and the most in-demand positions – Scientist, Quality Assurance/Quality Control/Regulatory Affairs, Research Associate and Senior Scientist.
For more than a decade, BioSpace has highlighted the life sciences/biotech industry in San Diego and Southern California with the Biotech Beach Hotbed Map. The map highlights organizations that comprise the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device communities in Irvine, La Jolla, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Monica, Sorrento Valley and Torrey Pines.
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BioSpace serves as the leading online source for biotechnology jobs, breaking industry news and expert analysis. BioSpace has accelerated recruitment, communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders within the life sciences for more than 25 years.
An onTargetjobs, Inc. company, BioSpace also powers DeviceSpace, a leading career and news resource for the medical device and diagnostics industry, and ClinicaSpace for clinical research jobs and news.