Chemist- Flavor Chemist

"I Want That Job" Career Highlight

JOB DESCRIPTION

Flavor Chemist search for and and use knowledge about chemicals to develop new flavors, improve old ones and make our world a much tastier place!

STRAWBERRIES!🍓

If it weren't for these chemist, your strawberry ice cream would be gone! There are not enough strawberries grown each year to make enough flavoring for one jar of jam. That's where these chemist come in!

BAKING SODA TOOTHPASTE

These scientist don't just affect our ice cream, they affect everything from your toothpaste to your lip balm. Without these chemist, you would have no mint toothpaste. You would have baking soda tooth paste. YUCK!

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS

Education: You must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in chemistry, however, many require a Masters Degree. Some companies even require a PhD in chemistry. That's a lot of schooling!


Skills: You must be able to write in a professional and educated way and pay attention to the slightest detail.


Personality: You must have perseverance, curiosity and an independent soul and mind.

SALARY AND GROWTH RATE

Salary: 69,760 dollars!


Growth Rate: Slower than average growth rate (3%-6%)

COMPANIES INTERESTED

Dow Chemical Company

Bio-Rad Laboratories

ThermoFisher Scientific