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Career Information in Chemistry

US Dept. of Labor projections and salaries

Chemists and Materials Scientists  

Quick Facts: Chemists and Materials Scientists
2018 Median Pay $78,330 per year
$37.66 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 95,800
Job Outlook, 2018-28 4% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 3,500
 
 
 

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Quick Facts: Biochemists and Biophysicists
2018 Median Pay $93,280 per year
$44.85 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 30,400
Job Outlook, 2018-28 6% (As fast as average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 1,900

Environmental Scientists and Specialists

Quick Facts: Environmental Scientists and Specialists
2018 Median Pay $71,130 per year
$34.20 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 85,000
Job Outlook, 2018-28 8% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 7,000

Career Information and Salaries in Professional Programs

US Dept. of Labor projections and salaries

Pharmacists 

Quick Facts: Pharmacists
2018 Median Pay $126,120 per year
$60.64 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 314,300
Job Outlook, 2018-28 0% (Little or no change)
Employment Change, 2018-28 -100

Physicians and Surgeons

Quick Facts: Physicians and Surgeons
2018 Median Pay This wage is equal to or greater than $208,000 per year or $100.00 per hour.
Typical Entry-Level Education Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training Internship/residency
Number of Jobs, 2018 756,800
Job Outlook, 2018-28 7% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 55,400


Veterinarians 

Quick Facts: Veterinarians
2018 Median Pay $93,830 per year
$45.11 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Doctoral or professional degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 84,500
Job Outlook, 2018-28 18% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 15,600

Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners 

Quick Facts: Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
2018 Median Pay $113,930 per year
$54.78 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Master's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2018 240,700
Job Outlook, 2018-28 26% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2018-28 62,000