Biological Scientists

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Occupation Description

Study biological organisms ranging from single cell to wildlife, as well as harmful organisms and the effect on different tissues. Specialization generally direct the course of study.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

31080

Job Openings By 2020

10300

Growth Rate

6.3%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor in Biology

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth