Chemical Technicians

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Occupation Description

Chemical technicians conduct chemical and physical laboratory examinations to support scientists in making qualitative and quantitative studies of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for investigation and development of new products or procedures, quality control, preservation of environmental standards, and other work concerning investigational, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and associated sciences.

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Total Employees In 2010


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Required Education

Associate's degree
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Required Work Experience


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