The Medical Device industry contributed 436K jobs to economy |

The Medical Device industry contributed 436K jobs to economy

Report: Med device industry contributes 436K jobs to economy (Fierce Medical Devices) … check out the full report here (.pdf)

The medical device industry was responsible for 423,000 jobs, $24.6 billion in payroll and almost $136 billion worth of products in 2008. That represents an increase of 12.5 percent, 11.4 percent and 11.6 percent, respectively, over data collected in 2005. The figures come from a report released by the Lewin Group and prepared for AdvaMed, which highlights the industry’s contribution to the U.S. economy.

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