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Report Examines North Carolina's Biotechnology Industry

February 20, 2013

Commissioned by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, a study found North Carolina's biotech industry employees almost 58,000 residents at an average annual wage of $78,000. From 2001 to 2010, employment in the state's biotech industry grew by 23.5 percent (approximately 12,000 new jobs) — 3.5 times faster than the national biotech workforce. In comparison, North Carolina's private-sector workforce declined by 2.8 percent in the same period. The report also compares the North Carolina biotechnology industry in comparison to several other leading biotech states including Texas, Florida, California and Maryland. Read the report...

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