Mixing chemicals is fun!

What do we do?

Chemists evaluate the physical and chemical properties of various organic and inorganic substances. We do this so that we can investigate the applications to medicines and other industries to try to help make vaccines for diseases.

What do I need?

To become a chemist you must have a masters or a Ph.D. in science. You must also have training before you start your job.

Colleges you can attend to become a chemist.

How much does it pay?

Salary- $51,304

Number of jobs in 2012- 96,200

Job outlook for 2020- 6%

Jobs in 2020- 101,600