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What would be the salary, job oppertunity for a biotechnologist

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RE: What would be the salary, job oppertunity for a biotechnologist

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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Biotechnology is science including not only biology, but also subjects like mathematics, physics, chemistry and engineering.It covers a wide variety of subjects like Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, and is also concerned with many other subjectslike Health and Medicine, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Cropping system and Crop Management, Ecology, Cell Biology, Soil science and Soil Conservation, Bio-statistics, Plant Physiology, Seed Technology etc.
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There is plenty of opportunities available in Biotechnology field. You can be a Research Scientist, Teacher, Marketing manager, Science Writer, Bioinformists, Quality Control Officer or Production in-charge in the Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry. Analyst (Venture-Capitalist) Environmental / Safety Specialist .Biotechnology companies require Corporate Executives with business / management Degrees. A graduate in Biotechnology can get job in government sectors such as Universities and Colleges, Research institutes or at Private Centers as Research scientists / assistants.

Salary depends on the course done, from which university and the level of experience. The freshers salary ranges from 5000-8000/- . and it increases with experience.

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