Professions in Chemistry

CAREERS FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS

Please Take Note: Occupations may require additional education and/or experience. 

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Following are some job titles that are accessible to Chemistry Majors:

Job titles with an asterisk (*) have web sites to the left.Agricultural Scientist
Assayer
Biochemist
Brewer Lab Assistant
Cepalometric Analyst
Chemical Engineer*
Chemical Oceanographer
Chemistry Technologist
Clarifying Plant Operator
College Professor
Color Development Chemist
Crime Lab Analyst
Criminologist
Cytotechnologist
Environmental Health Specialist
Fire Protection Engineer
Food/Drug Inspector*
Food Scientist Technician*
Forensic Chemist
Genetic Counselor
Geochemist
High School Teacher
Hospital Administrator
Hydrologist
Industrial Hygienist
Materials Scientist
Medical Librarian
Molecular Biologist
Occupational Safety Specialist
Perfumer
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Physician
Plastics Engineer
Product Tester
Quality Assurance Chemist
Risk Manager
Science Lab Technician
Soil Scientist
System Analyst
Tissue Technologist
Toxicologist
Underwater Technician
Vector Control Assistant
Veterinarian
Wastewater Treatment Specialist
Water Purification Chemist
Yeast Culture Development Specialis

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