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Biochemists and Biophysicists

Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells or organisms.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$33.52 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  14%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze biological samples.
  • Research diseases or parasites.
  • Research genetic characteristics or expression.
  • Research methods to improve food products.
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Job Title Examples:

Laboratory Director
Research Chemist
Microbiologist

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