Molecular and Cellular Biologists

6.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $41.00 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.7% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' job openings is expected to rise 3.7% by 2030
'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' was $85,290, or $41.00 hourly
'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' are paid 103.3% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 41,680 people employed as Molecular and Cellular Biologists.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Research and study cellular molecules and organelles to understand cell function and organization.

SOC Code: 19-1029.02

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