Science & Medical Sciences
For a career saving lives, preventing illness and improving lifestyles, medical science is the sector to focus on. Whether you’d prefer to be a paramedic working on the front lines or a biochemist advancing the field of medicine and developing new essential drugs, there’s a career to suit your passion and skill in this industry.
Across medical sciences, almost 3,500 new roles are predicted by 2020, with opportunities in a range of positions. At the top of the scale, you’ll find medical practitioners like doctors and surgeons. Equally important are the roles played by dentists, radiographers, pharmacists or physiotherapists. So whether you want to run essential machines, build new teeth or re-create limbs, there’s a rewarding career for you.
Top Career Opportunities
|Top Job (By Salary)||Number of Jobs in 2016||Number of Job in 2020||Average Salary|
|Biological scientists and biochemists||7,959||7,945||£37,461|
|Medical and dental technicians||3,511||3,514||£33,634|
|Speech and language therapists||1,414||1,428||£36,587|
|Pharmacy and other dispensing assistants||10,767||11,177||£16,453|
Jobs Figures, 2016 - 20
There are predicted to be 3,521 new jobs with an estimated 3,911 annual openings.
The current average wage for medical related occupations is £37,768 per year.