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Science jobs require intelligence, creativity and curiosity. A career in science, regardless of your specialty, will almost certainly involve forming and testing theories.

Here’s a rundown of some common science careers:

  • Choose a chemist job and you’ll study the structure, composition and reactions of substances to come up with new products, processes or materials.
  • A microbiologist job involves studying the growth, development and other characteristics of microscopic organisms.
  • In a biochemist job or biophysicist job, you’ll focus on the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes, such as cell development, growth and heredity.
  • Lab technicians work on research lab tasks, such as setting up equipment, running tests and reporting results.
  • Select a research assistant job to help scientists work on lab tests and experiments.
  • In a medical scientist career, you’ll find ways to limit or cure diseases.
  • Natural sciences managers’ jobs combine business and science.

Science Job Market


The aging of the Baby Boomers and the demand for lifesaving new drugs and procedures to cure and prevent disease will likely drive demand for medical research. At the same time, merger-and-acquisition activity as well as expanded use of global employees will limit the number of science employment opportunities in the US in years to come.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that between 2010 and 2020:

  • Jobs for chemists will grow 4 percent.
  • Jobs for microbiologists will grow 13 percent.
  • Jobs for biochemists and biophysicists will grow 31 percent, but that works out to just 7,700 new jobs over the decade because the industry is small.
  • Jobs for biological technicians will grow 14 percent.
  • Jobs for chemical technicians will grow only 7 percent, with declines expected in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Jobs for medical scientists will grow 36 percent, mostly in private industry.
  • Jobs for natural sciences managers will grow by just 8 percent, mainly due to outsourcing.

Science Salaries


Salaries in science depend in large part upon how much education is required for the specific job. Here are 2011 median salaries for some common jobs in science, according to the BLS:

  • Chemist: $69,760
  • Microbiologist: $65,230
  • Biochemist and biophysicist: $79,230
  • Biological technician: $39,480
  • Chemical technician: $42,070
  • Life, physical and social science technician: $43,120
  • Medical scientist: $76,130
  • Natural sciences manager: $114,770
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Columbus Academy, a coed, independent school of over 1,070 students in grades PreK-12 with 100% college placement seeks candidates for a full-time Upper School (Gr.9-12) Science Teacher. Columbus Academy offers small classes, competitive compensation, and a collegial environment. Further information is available under "Job Opportunities" at www. columbusacademy.org. Forward complete applications t...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. MANAGER MEDICAL SCIENCE-6550131226 Description Biosense Webster, Inc., a Member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Manager, Medical Science, located in Diamond Bar, CA. Hi-Tech meets Medical Devices at Biosense Webster! If you want to work with brilliant people in a fast paced environment, help make a huge dif...
POSITION SUMMARY Proove Biosciences, Inc. is seeking a Clinical Science Liaison to join a fast growing team. Proove Biosciences is the Personalized Pain Medicine Company. Our mission is to Change the Future of Medicine. With offices in Irvine, California and Fulton, Maryland, Proove provides physicians with information to improve the selection, dosing, and evaluation of medications. The Company of...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
Math / Science / Special Ed / FACS and Elementary Teachers Hobbs, New Mexico WE OFFER A $5,000 SIGNING STIPEND FOR MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS Must have a Bachelor's degree or above. Must be able to pass employment verification. Must possess or qualify for a New Mexico Public Education Department Teaching License with a Math / Science endorsement. Hobbs, the energy center of Lea County New Mexico, i...
FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MATH (EX) OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE/SCIENCE (DX) TEACHER. Rudyard Area Schools seeks an individual who has a bachelors degree and a valid Michigan teaching certificate. Must be secondary certified and highly qualified in Foreign Language/Math or Foreign Language/Science (6-12 EX & DX preferred). Email letter of interest, resume, and proof of certification to: *****,...
Canisteo-Greenwood Central School District is seeking a qualified .5 FTE Family Consumer Science Teacher for the 2014/2015 school year. For application procedure visit us at www.cgcsd.org. Deadline for receiving application August 1, 2014...
Blueprint High School is seeking highly qualified individuals to fill full time teaching positions in all content areas for the 2014-2015 school year. Blueprint High School is located on Arizona Ave just south of Ray Rd in Chandler. About Blueprint Education: Blueprint Education is a leader in the non-profit education field since 1969. Blueprint offers a supportive, friendly environment that makes...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
MUST LIVE IN CALIFORNIA OR NEVADA We currently have an opening for Medical Science Liaison in the West Coast(territory: California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington & Hawaii). The Medical Science Liaison will function as a medical and scientific expert in Dermatology, and interact with healthcare decision makers to communicate and advance the scientific platform in alignment with goals and objecti...
Nutritional supplement firm located in Arlington Heights, IL is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and friendly professional who has a strong interest in a career in Quality. An ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Science (Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Nutrition or Quality Assurance, etc), competency with computers, and excellent communications skills. Assist in all aspects of...
Environmental Science Technical Assistant/Solid Waste – Puerto Rico RCAP Solutions, located in Worcester, Massachusetts is a comprehensive nonprofit community development corporation providing direct services and consultation to over 300 communities throughout the northeast U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. We strive to be the first choice of small and rural communities for the kind of pla...
Position Title: Program Director/Instructor, Emergency Medical Science Department: Health Technologies FLSA Type: Exempt Position Reports To: Dean, Health Technologies Direct Reports: Program Coordinator/Instructor, EMS (continuing education division), Clinical Coordinator/Instructor EMS (curriculum/continuing education division), Program Coordinator/Instructor, EMS (curriculum division) Minimum Q...
One of Metro Detroit’s most outstanding Charter Schools is seeking qualified educators. PACE Academy a Charter school making a difference with a 14 year history of excellence is seeking qualified educators. *Elementary Teacher (Strong Math and Science Background) Essential Characteristic Duties and Performance Standards: Accept responsibility for the achievement of students. Guide the learning pro...
McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, is seeking a full time Global Marketing Science & Insights Director located in its Corporate Headquarters in Sparks, MD. With $4 billion in annual sales, the company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and f...
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