Chemists and Materials Scientists
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What they do
Chemists and materials scientists study substances at the atomic and molecular levels and the ways in which the substances interact with one another. They use their knowledge to develop new and improved products and to test the quality of manufactured goods.
Typical Entry-Level Education
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
$72,610 per year & $34.91 per hour
Number of Jobs (2014)
Job Outlook (2014-24)
3% (Slower than average)
Employment Change (2014-24)
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