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How much can I earn in next five years as a Bio Technologist?

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RE: How much can I earn in next five years as a Bio Technologist?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Dear Aspirant,
Welcome to Careerguide.com
Thanks for approaching us and writing us your career query.

> If you are passionate about taking up challenges and devising ways and means to solve problems afflicting the mankind like drought,infectious diseases,etc.,have interest in research,which may be interdisciplinary in nature,then the Biotechnology is the right career for you.

Biotechnology can be defined as the provision of useful products and
services from biological processes. It is the study of direct
manipulation of biological ,life at a fundamental level to produce
substances useful to humans.Often,biotechnology can provide
cleaner,cheaper and lower,energy way of doing jobs that were previously
carried out in chemical factories,manufacturing or agriculture.Or in
every simple words we can say,it is application of existing scientific
methods and techniques aimed at improving the biological systems,which
include micro-organisms,plants and animals. Eventually,it is meant for
the better meant of human kinds.

It is a research oriented science a combination of biology and technology covering a wide variety of subjects like genetics,biochemistry,microbiology,immunology,virology,chemistry and engineering and many other subjects like health and medicine,agriculture and animal husbandry,cropping system and crop management,ecology,cell biology,soil science and soil conservation,bio-statistics,plant physiology etc.

One should have a sound base of Physics,Chemistry,Biology.You can apply for the B.Sc Biotechnology or B.Tech Biotechnology.While pursuing further masters Degree will be very helpful to have a great career.

Career in Biotechnology is both rewarding and challenging.There are several career opportunities in this field.The emoluments that are paid in this field starts from Rs.15,000-20,000 for a fresher while one can expect a hike in the same depending on the application of his/her own skills and knowledge in this field.So one can expect in next 5 years around around Rs.1lakh or above every month.

While the salary also depends in which sector you wish to work whether Private or Public Sector.

There are many roles in the field of Biotechnology that one can choose as per his/her interest,the salary may vary depending on the role you have been playing. Hereby i am giving a brief about the various for Biotechnology that they can play-


Research & Development


  • Research Associate
  • Research Assistant
  • Pro Doctoral Fellow
  • Media Prep technician
  • Greenhouse Assistant
  • Plant Breeder

Quality Control


  • Quality Control Analyst
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
  • Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Validation Engineer
  • Validation technician

Clinical Research


  • Clinical Research Administrator
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Clinical Programmer
  • Bio statistician
  • Clinical Data Specialist
  • Drug Experience Coordinator
  • Clinical Research associate
  • Technical Writer
  • Laboratory Assistant

These are some of the various roles in biotechnology.

I hope you find this information relevant to your career query.

Feel free to get in touch again.
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Warm Regards,
Prathamesh K.

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