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Chemists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $39.56
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Chemists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$30.65 $39.56 $53.36
Minnesota
$31.67 $39.56 $52.27
Central Minnesota
$31.13 $44.91 $52.44
Northeast Minnesota
$31.14 $37.26 $49.68
Northwest Minnesota
$29.64 $37.19 $44.55
Southeast Minnesota
$31.09 $42.71 $66.45
Southwest Minnesota
$29.75 $37.49 $43.47
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$31.70 $41.15 $59.58

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,490 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Chemists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2,008 new Chemists to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Chemists
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 85,400 91,100 5,700 6.7%
Minnesota 2,039 2,174 135 6.6%
Central Minnesota 85 89 4 4.7%
Northeast Minnesota 45 47 2 4.4%
Northwest Minnesota 71 76 5 7%
Southeast Minnesota 74 79 5 6.8%
Southwest Minnesota 61 65 4 6.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,739 1,862 123 7.1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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