Chemist

By Maddie Falkenberg

No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? -Albert Einstein

Basic Information

  • Analyze substances
  • Create or work on new substances
  • Make models
  • Measure properties of objects
  • Work in a lab or in the field
  • Many different kinds of chemists
  • Degree (bachelors) in chemistry or similar field
  • Must have a creating mind for solving issues
  • Most work at state facilities
  • Good paying job
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Pros

  • $75,00-$125,000 per year
  • Many options of specialties
  • Can help find cures to diseases

Cons

  • Slow job growth
  • Large competition market
  • May need extra schooling for a higher paying job

What do you need to be successful in this career?

Take these classes;

High school
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology

College

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Statistics

What colleges can I attend to earn a degree for Chemistry?

Professional organizations for my career

ACS (American Chemistry Society)

Address: 1155 Sixteenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

USA


Phone:(800) 227-5558 (US)


Directors: president@acs.org

executivedirector@acs.org

secretary@acs.org


http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about.html

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Address:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Postal Square Building

2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.

Washington, DC 20212-0001


Phone:(202) 691-5200


http://stats.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/chemists-and-materials-scientists.htm

Are you interested in a career in Chemistry?

Job advertisement

Do you like experimenting with awesome things? Or like using the scientific method? Then you should contact us about a future job in the chemistry field!


Pay between $18.43 and $45.73 per day from entry to experienced


To be eligible you must work 40 or more hours per week, be okay with working inside often, have a Doctoral degree or a Master's degree for most jobs, and be up for having to compete for a job opportunity


If you are interested in this job, call

(800)-227-5558 or send in a resume to 1155 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

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