Table 1 Who’s hiring? Advertised openings at the 25 largest biotech companies

From: Second-quarter biotech job picture

CompanyaNumber of employeesNumber of advertised openingsb
MonsterLinkedInBiospace
Amgen21,50075184152
Gilead Sciences11,8006332149
bioMérieux11,20029170
Biocon10,000145320
Celgene8,8521800165
IDEXX Laboratories8,37745710
Biogen7,800204910
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals7,40043359403
Illumina7,3001661240
Novozymes6,279020
Opko Health5,690000
Endo Pharmaceuticals2,910135280
BioMarin Pharmaceutical2,849291160
BGI Genomics2,8461200
Alexion Pharmaceuticals2,6563610
GenScript Biotech2,620008
Evotec2,6170422
Vertex Pharmaceuticals2,5001611490
Myriad Genetics2,40034970
Alkermes2,30055620
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals2,078070
BeiGene2,0700930
CK Life Sciences1,785000
Emergent BioSolutions1,70568185185
Biotest1,663000
Total 1,0752,9141,084
  1. aAs defined in Nature Biotechnology’s survey of public companies (36, 576–584, 2018). bAs searched on Monster.com, LinkedIn.com and Biospace.com, 6 July 2020. Jobs may overlap.