If you are interested in doing something different every day and working with cutting-edge technology, then bioscience may be the career path for you. Not sure what all these terms mean? Here are a few resources to help you get started.
Living in or near Maryland puts you at an advantage if you are interested in the bioscience field. Maryland is home to more than 500 biotech firms and more than 2,000 life sciences companies, approximately eight percent of the US bioscience industry. In our state, biohealth and life sciences wages total more than $4.14 billion per year.
Maryland’s highly educated workforce provides the brainpower that these companies need to be successful. No other state has more bioscience professionals per capita, and many are trained here in our 70+ universities and unmatched research institutions such as the National Institutes of Health. Maryland ranks second in percentage of PhD scientists and engineers, as well as professional and technical workers.