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Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.


SOC Code 19-2031 - Chemists is a a final level code of the “Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 83,530 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $40.46 and average Annual Wage of $84,150.

Occupation Examples

  • Agricultural Chemist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Bench Chemist
  • Food Chemist
  • Formulary Chemist
  • Industrial Chemist
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Laboratory Chemist
  • Nuclear Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Research and Development Chemist

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