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TalentBurst - Pleasanton, CA
*Preferred Qualifications (nice to have) Degree in Chemistry with an emphasis on Organic Synthesis. Experience working in a manufacturing environment....
2 days ago
Kelly Services - Vernon, CA
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Formulation Chemist for a Contract-to-Hire role in Vernon, CA....
1 day ago
Clean Harbors - La Palma, CA
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2 days ago
Pleasanton, CA
Chemist - Organic Synthesis Advantage Resourcing Pleasanton, CA Contractor Job Details Company Overview Advantage Technical is seeking a passionate Chemist - Organic Synthesis for our client in Pleasanton...
2 days ago
South San Francisco, CA
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have good theoretical knowledge of analytical chemistry, hands on experience in chromatography and other analytical techniques (Mass Spectrometer-MS)....
12 hours ago
Iff - Palo Alto, CA
Description IFF Nutrition and Biosciences (at the Genencor Technology Center in Palo Alto) is currently seeking an outstanding protein chemist to join our Biochemistry team....
12 hours ago
Clean Harbors - Fremont, CA
The Opportunity: Clean Harbors Palo Alto, CA is looking for a Environmental Field Chemist to join their safety conscious team!...
2 days ago
Torrance, CA
is looking for a Production Chemist....
2 days ago
Clean Harbors - Bell Gardens, CA
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2 days ago
Clean Harbors - Cerritos, CA
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1 day ago
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, CA
Job Description We have several openings for Chemist, Explosive Degradation - Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct research in experimental material science with an emphasis on chemical reactions, and...
2 days ago
Kelly Services - San Diego, CA
This includes the purification of compounds from focused chemical libraries or singleton samples with reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC)....
2 days ago
Clean Harbors - Culver City, CA
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2 days ago
Clean Harbors - Long Beach, CA
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2 days ago
Clean Harbors - Hercules, CA
The Opportunity: The Opportunity Clean Harbors Benicia is looking for a Field Chemist to join their safety conscious team!...
2 days ago

Demographic Data for California

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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

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Chemist positions.

Highest Education Level

Chemists in California 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 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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