Life Sciences Research Talent 2022

According to a new report by CBRE, Seattle ranks ninth out of the top 25 research talent clusters in the U.S. The 2022 Life Sciences Research Talent report found that the number of life sciences researchers in the Seattle region increased by 24% between 2015 and 2020, placing it 7th for growth among other top cities.

The report noted Seattle’s “unusually strong concentration of educated life sciences talent and employment.” The city has the fourth-highest density of medical scientists and the third-highest density of data scientists.

To identify the top 25 clusters, the report examined elements such as the number of new graduates, existing life science researchers, and industry growth.