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BioSTL’s Labor Market Analysis Reveals Significant Opportunities for Accessible, Quality Jobs in Commercial Bioscience

March 30, 2022

BioSTL has completed the first comprehensive Labor Market Analysis for commercial bioscience in the St. Louis region, examining job demand and projecting what it will look like over the next 10 years in order to better prepare St. Louis and its workforce for jobs today and in the future.

Bioscience, comprised of plant, life, and medical sciences, are foundational to the St. Louis regional economy and its innovative capacity. These industries account for more than 19,000 payroll jobs – with average annual earnings at more than $116,000 – in 800 bioscience firms.