Utah leads the nation in employment growth for the Life Sciences industry. Not only is it a rewarding career, but average wages are more than 140% of the Utah average wage. The idea is that as the size of the industry grows it reaches a critical mass and community building phenomenon, much like we are witnessing with Silicon Slopes.
The industry attracts leaders and innovators that are committed to staying in Salt Lake City and all of the benefits of being in our city – from the University of Utah to Research Park to a new innovation hub focus at the Gateway, to manufacturing facilities on the west side near Salt Lake International Airport. Read more here: https://slcecondev.com/2019/11/04/building-more-space-for-life-science-innovators-and-accelerators/