New York, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2013
During January, more than 68,000 job ads were available online for Scientists, according to WANTED Analytics™ (http://www.wantedanalytics.com), the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. As one of the STEM careers in the United States, there is high demand for science related professionals, yet there are often struggles with recruiting enough qualified talent due to competition and high barriers to entry. Despite a slowing in the last quarter of 2012, the number of science related job ads grew 15% in January compared to one year ago. In addition, hiring is up about 42% since the recession began four years ago.
Among the industries with the highest demand for scientists were pharmaceutical manufacturing, colleges and universities, conservation programs, life sciences research and development, and medical and surgical hospitals. In addition, the most commonly advertised science occupations are:
1. Research Analysts
2. Medical Scientists (except Epidemiologists)
3. Biological Technicians
5. Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
6. Clinical Psychologists
7. Environmental Scientists
9. Food Scientists and Technologists
10. Chemical Technicians
The five metropolitan areas with the highest volume of science job ads during January were New York, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington (DC). Not only were the most job ads seen in the New York metro area, but they also experienced the highest year-ove
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