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Conduct research on chemicals using experiments or observation.

Chemists conduct analyses or experiments in laboratories. They focus on chemicals. Their job involves learning how to best control quality or processes, or developing new products.

Wages $39.56 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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