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Mass Spectrometry Market Size - By Technology (Hybrid [Triple Quadrupole (Tandem), Quadrupole TOF (Q-TOF), Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry (FTMS)], Single [Ion Trap, Quadrupole, Time of Flight (TOF), Others]), Application, End User & Forecast 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5544
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
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Mass Spectrometry Market Size

Mass Spectrometry Market size was valued at USD 5.4 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 6.4% between 2023 and 2032. The field of mass spectrometry generates vast amounts of complex data that require sophisticated data analysis and interpretation techniques.

Mass Spectrometry Market

The development of advanced software tools, algorithms, and data processing methods has greatly improved the efficiency and accuracy of data analysis in mass spectrometry. These advancements enable researchers to extract meaningful insights from large datasets, identify compounds with greater confidence, and streamline the analytical workflow. The continuous improvement in data analysis capabilities enhances the value & utility of mass spectrometry, driving its adoption across various industries and research fields.


Ongoing advancements in mass spectrometry technology are propelling the mass spectrometry market forward. Instrument manufacturers constantly strive to improve performance parameters such as sensitivity, resolution, speed, and ease of use. The development of hybrid mass spectrometry systems, improved ionization techniques, innovative mass analyzers, and enhanced data analysis software has expanded the capabilities of mass spectrometry, opening up new applications. These technological advancements attract researchers and industries looking for cutting-edge analytical tools.

Mass spectrometry instruments can be expensive, costs change based on the type of instrument, specifications, and features. The initial investment required for purchasing a mass spectrometer, along with operating costs such as maintenance, consumables, and specialized training, can cause a financial burden, especially for smaller research facilities or laboratories with constrained budgets. The cost of ownership and maintenance need to be carefully considered while adopting mass spectrometry technology.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted the mass spectrometry market, leading to disruptions in the global supply chain and a slowdown in industrial & infrastructure projects. However, mass spectrometry played a crucial role in COVID-19 testing and vaccine development, leading to increased demand for instruments and expertise. The industry adapted by embracing virtual collaborations and emphasizing laboratory safety measures. Despite the challenges, the pandemic presented new opportunities for mass spectrometry applications and highlighted its importance in the research on infectious diseases.|

Mass Spectrometry Market Trends

The integration of mass spectrometry with complementary techniques, such as chromatography, spectroscopy, and imaging, is gaining momentum. This integrated approach allows researchers to obtain multidimensional data and enhance the structural & functional analysis of samples. For example, coupling mass spectrometry with Liquid Chromatography (LC-MS) or Gas Chromatography (GC-MS) provides enhanced separation and identification capabilities. The integration of mass spectrometry with other techniques enables a more comprehensive & in-depth analysis of complex samples.

Mass Spectrometry Market Analysis

Global Mass Spectrometry Market Size, By Technology, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The hybrid mass spectrometry market held over 60% revenue share in 2022. It offers enhanced sensitivity, selectivity, and quantification capabilities compared to other mass spectrometry technologies. It is widely used in applications requiring high-performance analysis such as pharmaceutical and biotechnology research. Triple quadrupole instruments provide precise & accurate quantification of specific compounds in complex samples, making them useful in areas including drug discovery, clinical diagnostics, and environmental monitoring. The ability to perform Multiple Reaction Monitoring (MRM) enables the simultaneous detection of multiple analytes with high sensitivity and specificity.

 Global Mass Spectrometry Market Share, By End-User, 2022

The pharmaceutical segment accounted for 22% of the mass spectrometry market share in 2022. The pharmaceutical industry is witnessing a growing emphasis on personalized medicine and precision healthcare. Mass spectrometry facilitates the measurement of specific biomarkers, metabolites, and drug compounds in patient samples, enabling customized treatment approaches. It plays a vital role in biomarker discovery, therapeutic drug monitoring, and pharmacogenomic studies, contributing to the advancement of personalized medication strategies.

U.S. Mass Spectrometry Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

North America held a dominant mass spectrometry market share of around 35% in 2022 and is expected to record 5.5% CAGR through 2032. The presence of major pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, advanced research infrastructure, and strong government support for scientific research has contributed to market growth in North America. The increasing focus on personalized medicine and clinical diagnostics has further propelled the demand for mass spectrometry technologies.

Mass Spectrometry Market Share

Major companies operating in the mass spectrometry market are

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc.
  • Waters Corporation
  • Bruker Corporation
  • SCIEX (a division of Danaher Corporation)
  • Shimadzu Corporation
  • PerkinElmer, Inc.
  • AB Sciex Pte. Ltd.
  • JEOL Ltd.
  • LECO Corporation
  • Advion, Inc.
  • Analytik Jena AG
  • Rigaku Corporation
  • Ionics Mass Spectrometry Group Inc.
  • Hiden Analytical Ltd.

Mass Spectrometry Industry News

  • In January 2023, Bruker Corporation collaborated with Biognosys AG, located in Switzerland, by acquiring a controlling stake to expand the Contract Research Organization (CRO) business.

This mass spectrometry market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Technology

  • Hybrid mass spectrometry
    • Triple quadrupole (Tandem)
    • Quadrupole TOF (Q-TOF)
    • Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry (FTMS)
  • Single mass spectrometry
    • Ion trap
    • Quadrupole
    • Time of Flight (TOF)
    • Others

Market, By Application

  • Life science research
  • Drug discovery                 
  • Environmental testing                 
  • Food testing                     
  • Applied industries                       
  • Clinical diagnostics                      
  • Others                  

Market, By End User

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Research & academics
  • Environmental testing industry
  • Food & beverage testing
  • Forensic
  • Petrochemical
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of mass spectrometry was reached USD 5.4 billion in 2022 and is set to expand at a CAGR of over 6.4% between 2023 and 2032, as the continuous improvement in data analysis capabilities enhances the value & utility of mass spectrometry.

The pharmaceutical segment held a market share of over 22% in 2022, backed by the growing emphasis on personalized medicine and precision healthcare in the pharma sector.

North America market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5.5% through 2032, owing to the presence of major pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, advanced research infrastructure, and strong government support for scientific research.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., Agilent Technologies, Inc., Waters Corporation, Bruker Corporation¸ SCIEX (a division of Danaher Corporation), Shimadzu Corporation¸ PerkinElmer, Inc.¸ AB Sciex Pte. Ltd., JEOL Ltd.¸ LECO Corporation, Advion, Inc.

Mass Spectrometry Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 277
  • Countries covered: 16
  • Pages: 300
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