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Biochemists and Biophysicists


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

Biochemists and Biophysicists study the chemical composition or physical principles of cells and organisms. They conduct research on chemical reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, or growth.

Wages $39.70 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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