Indiana’s Health and Life Sciences Talent and Workforce: Developing Strategies to Compete in a Global EconomyMay 12, 2016
Indiana’s vibrant health and life sciences industry is generating significant high quality job opportunities and job growth across a range of skill levels, playing a critical role in Indiana’s ability to innovate and be globally competitive. According to a new report from TEConomy Partners, with support from Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, Indiana’s Heath and Life Sciences Talent and Workforce: Developing Strategies to Compete in a Global Economy, the health and life sciences industry, has experienced job growth of over 22 percent since 2001, outpacing the rest of the U.S., and accounting for one of every ten private sector jobs in Indiana (a total of 265,000 jobs). The average wage for these jobs is $70,000 (the life sciences sector alone has average wages of almost $97,000).
(Sources: BioCrossroads, TEConomy Partners)