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Mission Viejo, CA
Chemist & Q.C Job Description *Establish procedures for revising all documentation. *Perform stability testing for both finished products and raw materials....
2 days ago
LGC Ltd - Petaluma, CA
The Therapeutic Production Chemist position is responsible for performing manufacturing activities in compliance with company procedures and external regulatory requirements as directed by the departmental...
9 hours ago
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. - San Diego, CA
: Associates Degree Position Description: The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in...
8 hours ago
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. - Compton, CA
: Associates Degree Position Description: The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in...
8 hours ago
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. - Camarillo, CA
: Associates Degree Position Description: The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in...
8 hours ago
Carlsbad, CA
Uses chromatography techniques. Operates production equipment Performs quality control testing. Authors and reviews production batch records....
1 day ago
San Diego, CA
Production Chemist Opening Aerotek San Diego, CA Full-Time Apply Now Create Job Alert....
3 hours ago
San Diego, CA
Job Information Kelly Services Synthetic Chemist San Diego, CA in San Diego, California Synthetic Chemist San Diego, CA We are seeking a highly qualified synthetic/medicinal chemist to apply synthetic...
1 day ago
Grifols Inc. - San Diego, CA
Production Chemist III Location: CA-San Diego, US Contract Type: Regular Full-Time Area: Manufacturing Req Id: 147228 For more than 75 years, Grifols has worked to improve the health and well-being...
10 hours ago
Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. - San Jose, CA
: Associates Degree Position Description: The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in...
8 hours ago
Aerotek - San Diego, CA
Seeking a skilled Chemist/Biochemist with 2 years of prior experience to join a San Diego Med Device company! Pay: $25-28/hr....
12 hours ago
Confidential - Anaheim, CA
Chemist Inspect and test chemical components; Mail resume to job site: Excelsior Nutrition Inc., 1206 N. Miller St., Ste. D, Anaheim, CA 92806, No calls...
2 days ago
Volt - Monrovia, CA
We are working with a client who is in need of an experienced QC Chemist. This is a direct placement opportunity with a competitive compensation and benefits package....
2 days ago
Raylyn Farms - Paso Robles, CA
Organic Chemist Raylyn Farms Inc Paso Robles, CA 93446 Full-time, Part-time Similar jobs pay $12.00 - $18.50 Refer friends, get paid!...
2 days ago
Carlsbad, CA
Our client, a leader in medical devices, is seeking a production chemist II. RESPONSIBILITIES Carry out production tasks in support of manufacturing goals and objectives....
2 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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37,249,464
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Chemist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers 1
This 9 week course aims to teach quantum mechanics to anyone with a reasonable college-level understanding of physical science or engineering. Quantum mechanics was once mostly of interest to...

Introduction to Molecular Spectroscopy
The course introduces the three key spectroscopic methods used by chemists and biochemists to analyse the molecular and electronic structure of atoms and molecules. These are UV/Visible, Infra-red...

Catalytic Conversions for Biobased Chemicals and Products
Biomass is the only renewable feedstock which contains the carbon atoms needed to make the molecules to create chemicals, materials and fuels. However, the majority of our current scientific and...

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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.

$79,713

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Chemists in California offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (46.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (25.7%)
  • Master's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (1.5%)
  • High School or GED (1.2%)
  • Vocational 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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