New report highlights impact and growth of healthcare and life sciences sector in Northeast Indiana region

2022-07-28T12:13:08-04:00July 28, 2022|

Fort Wayne, Ind. (July 28, 2022) – Indiana’s northeast region, an 11-county area* including Fort Wayne and Warsaw, saw healthcare and life sciences jobs grow by more than 11% between 2015 and 2020, outpacing overall private sector growth of 2 percent. The sector contributes a $16 billion annual economic impact and employs more than 48,000 people, according to a new report. The study from TEConomy Partners, ESSENTIAL: The impact of healthcare and life sciences sector in Indiana’s northeast region, examined the influence of decades of investments in the region as well as how the sector provides benefits to their other industries such as manufacturing, technology and retail. In addition, average yearly wages in the healthcare and life sciences for northeast Indiana are nearly $68,000, nearly $25,000 above their private sector counterparts. “The healthcare and life sciences sector is an important [...]