Organic Chemistry

By: Jacqueline Miranda

Education

NEEDED- At least a Bachelor's Degree, though required is a graduate degree.

To become a chemist you need to have taken physical science, inorganic and organic chemistry, biology, math, and physics, and also computer science.

Payment

Median Salary- $70,000

Raises- $62,000 - $1008,000

Retirement- 65 Years olds

Benefits- Able to bring home a total of $117,000 yearly

Annual Salary- $51,000 - $93,000

Jobs

Most organic chemist work in laboratories. Some organic chemist work on computers with modeling and stimulation software. Most chemists work in companies that demand and produce pharmaceuticals.

Aspects

Positive- Organic chemist are able to make products that will help the environment.

Possible to work in a variety of industries.

Opportunities to work with other scientist from other disciplines.

Negative-Advanced degrees needed for better job prospects.

Possible exposure to chemicals or hazardous substances.

Challenging educational requirements.