Salaries after B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering


Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biochemical Engineering is a 4 year under graduate course which the 10+2 passed candidates can opt for. The course curriculum includes various subjects such as Chemical Process Principles, Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Fluid and Particle Mechanics, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, and so on. Biochemical engineers can look ahead for a good career in the field of chemical industry and in its allied fields.

Salaries after B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering in Government Organizations

Various government sector firms recruit biochemical engineering graduates for  numerous openings that come in. Some of the firms hiring Biochemical Engineers are listed below.

  • Public Health Laboratories
  • National Blood Services
  • Overseas Development
  • Public Health Entities
  • Hospitals
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Manufacturing Companies
  • Medical Instrument Firms
  • Research Laboratories
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Forensic Science
  • Cancer research institutes
  • Agriculture and fisheries
  • Blood Banks

Remuneration in these firms varies depending on the reputation of the organization and the qualification of the candidates. It may come around in the range of Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- per month. These graduates can also apply for  teaching posts in any of the prominent government colleges which can offer them a monthly salary of about Rs. 20,000/- to Rs. 30,000/- in the initial stage itself. Furthermore, there will be an increment in the pay scale in these government organizations according to ones experience.

Salaries after B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering in Private Organizations

In addition to the numerous government firms, there are also a wide range of private organizations which employs biochemical engineering graduates. Some of them are Amgen Inc., MedImmune Inc., Genzyme Corporation, Cephalon Inc., Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., Genentech Inc., Biogen Idec Inc., BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Gilead Sciences Inc.,  Actelion Ltd, Tanox Inc., PDL BioPharma Inc., Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.,  Elan Corporation, Celgene Corporation, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., Human Genome Sciences Inc., CV Therapeutics Inc., and so on. The average package for a fresher in these private organizations would be in the range of Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- per month. With gaining experience and skill in the field, one can easily earn a 6 digit salary.

Remuneration after B.Tech in Biochemical Engineering Abroad

Apart from the home country companies, one can also search out for a career in various foreign countries. Some of the prominent companies abroad which recruit B.Tech in Biochemical engineering graduates are Biochemical Systems International, Bio Shield Technologies, etc. Moreover, the remuneration in these firms will also be much higher as compared to that paid in India. The experienced candidates can expect a monthly salary in the range of Rs. 3 – 7 lakhs.



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