Chemists

(NOC 2112)
+20.91%
 

What do Chemists do?

Chemists conduct research and are involved in process control, product development, industrial operations, environmental control, biotechnology, and other areas.

How to become: Chemists

Most chemists require a bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related discipline such as biochemistry. Those conducting research or teaching in a post-secondary establishment usually require a master's or doctoral degree. A master's or doctoral degree is usually required for employment as a research chemist.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Chemists

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemistry (B.Sc.) Bachelor
Chemistry (B.Sc.) Bachelor; Honours
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Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Chemistry Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Chemistry Bachelor; Honours
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts, US

Related Program(s):
Chemistry/Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Master
Chemistry Bachelor
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Chemistry Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Chemistry Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Chemists make?

Low:
$45,448
Average:
$70,803
High:
$119,995

Job openings for Chemists

Job Seekers:
11,800
Job Openings:
11,000