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Chemist

Chemists research the properties, composition and principles of elements and compounds, and apply chemical principles to developing a wide range of products and processes. For example, they may develop new fuels, catalysts, polymers, pharmaceutical products or foods, or work in the oil and gas industry.

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Also Known As

Organic Chemist, Physical Chemist, Physical Scientist, Polymer Chemist, Research Scientist, Biochemist

Regulated Occupation

Educational Requirements

4 years post-secondary education/training

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $76,355.00
Average Wage: $39.01

Employment & Advancement

Below-average occupational growth is expected in Alberta for 2016 to 2020. Job openin ...

Certification Requirements

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The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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