Raleigh-Durham Area Ranks No. 2 for Life Sciences Jobs

The Raleigh-Durham area is the No. 2 “hotbed” in the U.S. for life sciences employment, according to a recent report by the life sciences division of JLL, a professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and reported by Biospace.com.

The rankings are based on the following factors: Life sciences employment concentration, employment growth, VC and NIH funding for local life sciences organizations and life sciences patents produced in 2014.

Top 10 areas for life sciences jobs:

  1. Greater Boston area
  2. Raleigh-Durham area
  3. San Francisco Bay area
  4. San Diego
  5. New York City
  6. Los Angeles/Orange County
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Long Island
  9. Minneapolis
  10. Seattle

SOURCE: Triangle Business Journal

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