The hardest part of the job has to be the office politics.
BIO seems a little young/immature in that there are a lot of sensitivities between the higher ups and this trickles down to the worker bees.
There is a high coordinator turn over because there aren't many opportunities for advancement.
The benefits are great! Vacation days and sick balance is adequate - the week between Christmas and New Year's day is given as Paid Time Off which is some consolation.
It's mostly about the numbers - depending on your department, some superiors care about your own personal development but don't count on it.