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Chemical scientist

Chemical scientists analyse and research physical aspects of chemical structure and change within substances and develop chemical techniques used in the manufacture or modification of natural substances and processed products.

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Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, NAN% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£30,771

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for chemical scientist is £30,771

323 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 323. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for chemical scientist roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £30,771 per year. That is about £2,564 per month or £15.78 per hour. New workers generally start on £0, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £0

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 323 people are employed in the region.

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