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Biochemical Engineers

Develop products using knowledge of biology, chemistry, or engineering.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineers, All Other, are $53.67 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Estimate time requirements for development or production projects.
  • Update technical knowledge.
  • Research engineering aspects of biological or chemical processes.
  • Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors, or regulatory agencies.
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Job Title Examples:

Biochemical Development Engineer
Bioprocess Development Engineer
Pharmaceutical Engineer

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