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3 Employment and Wage Facts for Chemists

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1. The top paying industry for chemists is Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing with an annual mean wage of $76,610

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2. The top state with the highest employment level for chemists is California with an annual mean wage of $84,600

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3. The top paying state for chemists is the District of Columbia with an annual mean wage of $117,610

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To learn more about the workforce for chemists, read the C&EN Employment & Salary Survey 2015.

All data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2015).