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Conduct research on chemicals using experiments or observation.

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Well above the statewide median
$40.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  7.9%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Collaborate on research activities with scientists or technical specialists.
  • Analyze chemical compounds or substances.
  • Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards.
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Job Title Examples:

Analytical Chemist
Environmental Chemist
Research Chemist

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