Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American provisioner of scientific instrumentation, reagents and consumables, and software services. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Thermo Fisher was formed through the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific in 2006. Thermo Fisher has acquired other reagent, consumable, instrumentation, and service providers, including: Life Technologies Corporation, Alfa Aesar, Affymetrix, FEI Company, & BD.
As of 2017, the company had revenues of $21 billion and was a Fortune 500 company. As of 2018, the company employed on the order of 70,000 workers and was reporting $US 24 billion in annual revenues.
In March 2020, Thermo Fisher received emergency use authorization from the FDA for a test for SARS-CoV-2 to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highest paying job titles at Thermo Fisher Scientific include Scientist, Software Engineer, and Staff Scientist