Chemist Jobs in Oakland, CA

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Clean Harbors - Union City, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Email No Thanks Job Details The Opportunity: The Field Chemist (Entry Level - Class B CDL) works both indoors and outdoors at plants, labs, and customer sites; and is responsible for performing with...
1 day ago
Genesis Therapeutics - Burlingame, CA (16 miles from Oakland, CA)
We are looking for a computational chemist experienced in structure-based drug design to help develop new medicines and play a critical role in building out our software platform....
13 hours ago
American Air Liquide - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
This Chemist will prepare OEM parts, wafers and other samples using VPD or DSE technique followed by ICP-MS analysis....
1 day ago
Purity Cosmetics - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
., located in San Jose, CA is looking for an experienced, motivated individual to fill the position of Formulation Chemist Assistant....
5 days ago
US Ecology - Alameda, CA (3 miles from Oakland, CA)
**Position Snapshot**Field Chemists are operationally focused with an emphasis on tracking, sampling, packaging, manifesting, and scheduling hazardous waste projects on time and within budget while...
7 days ago
Anaspec Incorporated - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
Requirements Bachelors in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent experience. Strong peptide purification and analysis background. GMP experiences a plus....
8 days ago
Anaspec Incorporated - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
The Senior Chemist will perform hands-on organic synthesis techniques and be responsible for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to product release....
8 days ago
Anaspec Incorporated - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
Position We are looking for aRD Chemist who is creative, self-motivated, possesses a forward looking vision and strong troubleshooting skills in organic synthesis....
8 days ago
Micro Analytical Laboratories - Emeryville, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
/B.S. or equivalent in analytical chemistry or a related field, or specific industry laboratory experience in inorganic chemistry....
8 days ago
Prime Analytical Laboratories, LLC - Concord, CA (18 miles from Oakland, CA)
Perform testing of samples utilizing High Performance Liquid Chromatography [HPLC], Gas Chromatography [GC] with FID, MSD and headspace detector, LC-MS, Persee PF7 Heavy Metal Analyzer, ICP-MS, moisture...
South San Francisco, CA (13 miles from Oakland, CA)
Chemist - Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry for one of our top clients located in South San Francisco, CA....
16 days ago
Metasys Technologies - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
The chosen candidate will enjoy working as a bench chemist daily....
16 days ago
South San Francisco, CA (13 miles from Oakland, CA)
DESCRIPTION : Our client is seeking a full-time contractor with a minimum of three to five years’ experience in the Small Molecule Analytical Chemistry (SMAC) Group to support the technical development...
17 days ago
Axelon Services Corporation - Fremont, CA (19 miles from Oakland, CA)
ALUS Chemist Fremont, CA ONSITE Assignment Length: 18 months Estimated hours per week: 40 Work Schedule: Mon- Friday; 8 am to 5 pm Temp to Hire Job Responsibilities ?...
22 days ago
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA (7 miles from Oakland, CA)
Berkeley National Laboratory, United States Back Email Updated: about 1 hour ago Location: Berkeley, CALIFORNIA Berkeley Labs Energy Storage & Distributed Resources (ESDR) Division has an opening for a Chemist...
24 days ago

Demographic Data for Oakland, CA

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Salary for Chemist Jobs in Oakland, CA

This is the average annual salary for Chemist jobs in Oakland, CA as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Chemists in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (46.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (25.9%)
  • Master's Degree (24.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (1.5%)
  • High School or GED (1.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (0.8%)
  • Some College (0.1%)
  • Some High School (0.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Chemists in Oakland, CA
  • None (32.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.1%)
  • 1-2 years (16.9%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.8%)
  • 2-4 years (7.0%)
  • 10+ years (6.0%)

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