Fast Growing
Growing
Steady Growth
Declining

Occupation Description

Chemists perform qualitative and quantitative chemical studies or experiments in laboratories for quality and process control, or to create new products or discover new knowledge.

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

84950

Job Openings By 2020

29900

Growth Rate

3.8%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:

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