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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
192031  Chemists 3,583 3,763 180 5.02 % 97 18 79 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,700  48 % 1,870  50 % 170  10 % $97,190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,700  48 % 1,870  50 % 170  10 % $97,190
Chemical Manufacturing    700  19 % 680  18 % -20  -2 % $87,130
Educational Services    320  9 % 340  9 % 20  6 % $60,650
Educational Services    320  9 % 340  9 % 20  6 % $60,650
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    290  8 % 270  7 % -20  -6 % $79,870
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    140  4 % 140  4 % 0  -1 % $68,140
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