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Biochemists and Biophysicists
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or $49.16 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
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Social Perceptiveness (50)
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Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (24)
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This occupation has been voted '33%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' job openings is expected to rise 15.3% by 2031
'Biochemists and Biophysicists' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' was $102,270, or $49.16 hourly
'Biochemists and Biophysicists' are paid 123.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as biochemists and biophysicists?
As of 2021 there were 35,050 people employed as Biochemists and Biophysicists within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Biochemists and Biophysicists.
Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.
SOC Code: 19-1021.00
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