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Annual check-up shows health care/bioscience industry in good shape

According to the latest report released by the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the impact of the health care and bioscience industry on the local economy grew to $18.9 billion in 2009 – up 9.1% compared to 2008 and more than doubled compared to the figure recorded a decade ago.

Report highlights:

One of every six San Antonio employees works in the health care and bioscience industry

$6.5 billion paid in wages and salaries to more than 141,000 employees in 2009

Nearly 33,000 net new jobs over the past decade

Annual average salary for all health care and bioscience industry jobs in San Antonio was just under $45,800 in 2009 compared to San Antonio’s average salary of less than $40,000.

Read Economic impact from San Antonio’s health/bioscience industry is $18.9 million (San Antonio Business Journal, 11-30-10).

View Impact Studies on the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce website.

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