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Chemists

in Massachusetts

Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Excludes "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042) and "Biochemists and Biophysicists" (19-1021).

Occupation Projection for Chemists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
192031  Chemists 2,900 3,163 263 9.07 % 76 190 26 292 Bachelor's degree 

Chemists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,510  52 % 1,670  53 % 160  11 % $97,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,510  52 % 1,670  53 % 160  11 % $97,190
Chemical Manufacturing    850  29 % 940  30 % 90  10 % $91,760
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