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  • Micro Lithography, Inc.
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 2 days ago

It seeks a dependable, self-motivated, organized Chemist to conduct research, analysis, organic synthesis, and experimentation for purpose of product and process development and application, quantitative...

Entry Level Chemist - Csi

  • San Diego, CA
  • 2 days ago

We are looking for an Entry-level Chemist for our client in San Diego, CA Job Title: Entry-level Chemist Job Location: San Diego, CA Job Type: Contract Job Description: Entry-level skills, either AS...

Quality Chemist I

  • American Pacific Corporation
  • Rancho Cordova, CA
  • 1 day ago

We are looking for enthusiastic Chemists to join our QC Team in Rancho Cordova (Greater Sacramento area)!...

Synthetic Chemist II Surface Technology

  • Molecular Assemblies
  • San Diego, CA
  • 2 days ago

Molecular Assemblies is seeking a motivated full-time synthetic chemist to join our team....

Class B Driver - Cleanpack Chemist

  • Clean Harbors
  • Compton, CA
  • 2 days ago

Skip to main content Francais Search Jobs Career Areas Civilian Careers Start Your Career About Us Back to Search Results Class B Driver- CleanPack Chemist (CDL) - CA_Compton Location: Compton, CA,...

Apply Online Analytical Chemist Scientist I (Method Development Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry) YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibilities of this role, Analytical Chemist Scientist...

Lab Chemist

  • Harsco Corporation
  • Inglewood, CA
  • 1 day ago

Job Description We're looking for a Chemist eager to grow a career with us. In this role, you'll receive all the training you need....

Analytical Senior Chemist

  • Pacific BioLabs
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 1 day ago

PBL has immediate openings for Analytical Senior Chemist in the Analytical Chemistry Department....

Class B Driver- CleanPack Chemist (CDL) - CA_Compton

  • Clean Harbors, Inc.
  • Compton, CA
  • 1 day ago

days $ 1000 after 6 months and $2000 after 1 year (Sign on bonus does not apply for internal candidates) Must possess a Class B license or willing to obtain in 6 months* The Opportunity The Field Chemist...

Lead Analytical Chemist

  • Merck KGaA
  • Carlsbad, CA
  • 1 day ago

Job Segment: Chemist, Analytics, Semiconductor, Developer, Product Development, Science, Management, Technology, Research...

Qc Chemist I

  • B Braun Medical
  • Irvine, CA
  • 12 hours ago

QC Chemist I Company: B. Braun Medical Location: Irvine Posted on: May 16, 2022 Job Description: B. Braun Medical, Inc....

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BS Chemist Production Supervisor

  • DM Healthcare Products, Inc.
  • San Diego, CA
  • 3 days ago

Job Specifications and Competencies: Mature chemist with minimum Bachelor of Science degree from four-year college or university; experienced in producing specialty chemicals a plus....

Analytical Chemist Scientist I (Method Development Metabolomics Mass Spectrometry) YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The primary responsibilities of this role, Analytical Chemist Scientist I (Method Development...

Qc Chemist

  • Fountain Group
  • Irvine, CA
  • 3 days ago

We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a QC Chemist for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Irvine, CA....

Class B Cdl Field Chemist Driver

  • Clean Harbors
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • 3 days ago

JOB DETAILS LOCATION Sunnyvale, CA POSTED 2 days ago Promoted by Clean Harbors Description The Opportunity: ** $5,000 Sign-on bonus available for candidates that meet CDL requirements ** The Field Chemist...

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Chemist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Chemist Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Chemist jobs in California as reported by the BLS.


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Highest Education Level

Chemists in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (46.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (25.9%)
  • Master's Degree (24.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (1.5%)
  • High School or GED (1.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (0.8%)
  • Some College (0.2%)
  • Some High School (0.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Chemists in California
  • 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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