"The pharmaceutical industry produces and distributes medication for people suffering from a variety of medical conditions. The biotech industry develops new medical or consumer applications derived from biological organisms. The science sector broadens the scope of the science’s body of knowledge. The research and development sector discovers or creates new technologies and scientific breakthroughs. Entry into these sectors requires a degree at the upper levels; however, there are a variety of entry level jobs that only require specialized training.
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Most jobs offered in these sectors are full time and pay upwards of $50,000 annually. Examples of these positions are technicians, clinical data coordinators, lab superintendent, animal health technicians, laboratory technicians, and many more.