BT Sector salary survey 2016: will it pay you the best?

Will biotech pay me the best? Does the life science stream offer enough pay hikes? Will I have a job security? If you are a life science scholar in India, these are the most likely questions that must have tossed your head at least once. Job insecurity and less pay are certainly the hard reality of the sector which often leaves the aspirants perturbed about continuing in the industry. Well, not anymore! Yes, the life science industry may have some good news to celebrate as it might witness the highest pay rise in the year 2016!

Read more on Dr. Ramesh Raliya, Research Scientist, Nano Research facility, Washington University and Mr. Ankur Parikh, Director, Industrial UV at Alfaa UV.

Also read in the issue:

  • Start-up scheme by Modi and how it could enhance biotech business in the country
  • Top 8 medtech inventions in biotech industry
  • Human-animal hybrids for organ transplants


Amidst the expectations of an increase in the base salaries of overall industries by 10.5%, life science domain would get lucky in terms of hike. Cheering the same, this issue covers the good news which was reported by Mercer’s All Industries Total Remuneration survey. A must read for an optimistic view towards the


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