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    • Pharmaceutical Jobs & Industry Overview


      Pharmaceutical companies manufacture medicines using plant- and chemical-based compounds. The products they create and market can prevent the spread of disease, alleviate pain, cure illnesses, and slow the effects of aging.

      There is a variety of pharmaceutical jobs, including pharmacists, pharmaceutical sales representatives, chemical engineers, biological scientists, general and operational managers, and various other positions in pharmaceutical manufacturing. These workers develop and operate pharmaceutical equipment, research new drugs, market medical products and dispense drugs.

      Pharmaceutical Salaries

      Pharmaceutical salary varies between different job titles within the pharmaceutical industry, with positions requiring advanced education returning the highest pay.

      The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports median annual pay for pharmaceutical jobs:

       

      Top Pharmaceutical Companies

      Top pharmaceutical companies in the United States include:

      • Johnson & Johnson
      • Pfizer
      • Abbott Laboratories
      • Bristol Myers Squibb
      • Amgen
      • Biogen Idec
      • Celgine Corporation
      • Merck & Co.
      • Gilead Sciences
      • Ely Lilly

       

      Job Market

      There are more than 810,000 jobs in the biopharmaceutical industry in the United States as of 2012 but the industry supports a total of nearly 3.4 million jobs directly in pharmaceutical companies, jobs with vendor companies, and jobs created by the biopharmaceutical industry workforce.  Companies invest more than ten times the amount of research and development per employee than all other manufacturing industries, creating a large number of R&D jobs within the pharmaceutical sector.

       

      Biologics, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, and generics markets have become increasingly competitive and now offer the greatest potential for growth. Biologics, including vaccines, blood and blood components, allergy detection and treatment, and gene therapy, account for a quarter of all new drugs in clinical trials or awaiting approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The growing aging population and consumer trends towards self-medication, combined with conversion of drugs from prescription status to non-prescription status.

       

      The U.S. market has a favorable regulatory and patent market, which helped it become the largest free-pricing pharmaceutical market in the world. Future growth of the industry in the nation is fueled by U.S. government support of biomedical research, the market’s unparalleled research and scientific base, and an innovative biotechnology sector.

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    • Talent Acquisiton Manager Job

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      Talent Acquisiton Manager-REC000260DescriptionMSD is a global healthcare leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccinesand animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcarecompany – one that is ready to ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Tucson, AZ East ) Job

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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Tucson, AZ East )-DIR017863DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicin ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Senior Associate, Administrative Services Job

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      Senior Associate, Administrative Services-ADM008289DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Senior Statistician Job

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      Senior Statistician-QUA005522DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health produ ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Hagerstown, MD) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Hagerstown, MD)-DIR017854DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Laboratory Technicians, Operations Job

      MSD
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      Laboratory Technicians, Operations-TEC001069DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and anim ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Northern AZ ) Job

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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Northern AZ )-DIR017862DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Senior Specialist,Compliance & Risk Mgmt Job

      MSD
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      Senior Specialist,Compliance & Risk Mgmt-COM000479DescriptionMSD International is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. We continue to focus our research on conditions that affe ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Toledo, OH) Job

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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Toledo, OH)-DIR017856DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, va ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Wilmington, DE) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Wilmington, DE)-DIR017891DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Medical Manager- Antifungal and CMV Antiviral Job

      MSD
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      Medical Manager- Antifungal and CMV Antiviral-MED002742DescriptionMSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Boise, ID ) Job

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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Boise, ID )-DIR017864DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, va ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Wichita, KS) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Wichita, KS)-DIR017871DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, v ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Sacramento, CA) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Sacramento, CA)-DIR017867DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Dallas, TX) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Dallas, TX)-DIR017870DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, va ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (Baltimore, MD) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (Baltimore, MD)-DIR017855DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

    • Customer Representative - Vaccines (South Portland, OR) Job

      MSD
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      Customer Representative - Vaccines (South Portland, OR)-DIR017865DescriptionMerck & Co., Inc., known as Merck in the US and Canada and MSD across the rest of the world, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medic ...Read More

      Posted:01-19-2017

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