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2010 High Priority Occupations in Bio-Medical (BM) Industry Cluster
 
The Bio-Medical cluster includes industries that are involved in the development and use of technology to enhance life from a health perspective, such as research laboratories, pharmaceutical manufacturing, surgical and medical equipment manufacturing, and imaging centers. This cluster largely represents those industries that employ advanced technology and serve as a foundation for enhanced medical services.
 
High Priority Occupations in Bio-Medical
(New occupation additions in 2010 are marked with an asterisk.)
 
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SOC Code Occupation Educational Attainment 1 Industry Cluster Wage, 2008 Industry Cluster All Industries Percent Employment Change, 2004-2006 Percent Change in Wages, 2006-2008 Unempl. Rate, 2007-2009 Completers as Percent of Total Openings
13-1111 Management Analysts WK EXP $93,532 35 928 29.44% 1.92% 0.0% 4.31%
13-2011 Accountants & Auditors BD $70,045 26 1,479 44.34% 7.70% 2.2% 166.33%
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software BD $93,374 72 337 22.30% 9.69% 3.1% 224.93%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers BD $84,620 68 452 53.73% 4.86% 0.0% 45.35%
17-2161 Nuclear Engineers BD $112,650 46 53 -24.44% 10.21% N/A 54.72%
19-1021 Biochemists & Biophysicists PhD $99,990 66 73 43.80% 14.14% 0.0% 2405.48%
19-1042 Medical Scientists PhD $104,014 191 427 46.81% 47.82% 4.7% 170.73%
19-2031 Chemists BD $72,314 94 165 22.68% 14.40% 0.0% 672.12%
19-4021 Biological Technicians AD $43,321 58 161 19.71% 11.06% N/A 53.42%
29-2012 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians AD $37,117 32 282 5.90% 6.53% 3.0% 32.98%
29-2034 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians AD $55,380 31 261 15.10% 8.54% 2.9% 193.10%
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Scientific & Technical MT OJT $76,164 48 509 10.17% 6.96% 4.5% 6.88%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives MT OJT $35,221 67 4,400 27.21% 9.45% 6.5% 3.61%
43-9061 Office Clerks ST OJT $31,170 29 4,035 28.56% 7.79% 4.7% 6.89%
 
1 Educational Attainment Abbreviations:
 
ST OJT Short-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
MT OJT Moderate-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
LT OJT Long-term Training – basic tasks and skills are learned through a period of on-the-job training.
WK EXP Work Experience - in a related occupation, training is gained through hands-on work in a similar occupation.
PS VOC Post-secondary Vocational Training - training is gained through a vocational training program.
AD Associate’s Degree – degree completed after two years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD Bachelor’s Degree – degree completed after four years of full-time schooling beyond high school.
BD+ Bachelor’s Degree plus experience – a four-year bachelor’s degree plus experience gained through hands-on experience.
MD Master’s – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PhD Doctoral – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
PROF First Professional Degree – training at the college or university level beyond a four-year bachelor’s degree.
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