Biotech beats overall economy in jobs report

The market for biotech jobs proved stronger than those in other industries as the overall economy suffered from 2007 to 2010, when the number of people employed in bioscience industries slipped 1.4% and sectors such and IT and aerospace saw steeper declines, according to a report from the industry group BIO and the contract research group Battelle. The jobs picture in biosciences looks much sunnier over the past decade, during which the sector gained 96,000 jobs, growing 6.4%. Release | Xconomy article