Biochemists And Biophysicists

What Are The Training Requirements for Biochemists And Biophysicists?

Biochemists and biophysicists need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Biochemists and biophysicists
Typical education of Biochemists and biophysicists
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 46.4
Masters Degree 31.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 21.7

What Is the Employment Outlook for Biochemists And Biophysicists?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 more biochemists and biophysicists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 11,000 more.

This career includes 34,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Biochemists And Biophysicists Make?

On average, biochemists and biophysicists make $45.36 per hour or $94,340 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Biochemists And Biophysicists?

Hourly income for Biochemists and biophysicists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biochemists and biophysicists $21.64 $28.19 $39.51 $56.41 $76.16
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life scientists $20.15 $25.48 $34.59 $48.11 $64.99
Biological scientists $19.98 $25.43 $34.56 $46.15 $62.00
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Biochemists And Biophysicists?

Annual salary for Biochemists and biophysicists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Biochemists and biophysicists $45,000 $58,630 $82,180 $117,340 $158,410
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life scientists $41,910 $53,000 $71,950 $100,080 $135,170
Biological scientists $41,570 $52,890 $71,890 $95,990 $128,960
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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