Molecular and Cellular Biologists

7.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $39.67 hourly
as of 2021

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We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 13% (No worries)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' job openings is expected to rise 3.8% by 2031
'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' is expected to be an average 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 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' was $82,530, or $39.67 hourly
'Molecular and Cellular Biologists' are paid 80.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as molecular and cellular biologists?

As of 2021 there were 47,050 people employed as Molecular and Cellular Biologists within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Molecular and Cellular Biologists.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 19-1029.02


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