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First Solar Inc - Santa Clara, CA
Experience: At least 10 years hands-on experience in synthetic organic/inorganic chemistry, addressing Deep knowledge and experience in inorganic chemistry Experience in wet process development Experience...
2 days ago
Zero Acre Farms - Menlo Park, CA
The successful candidate will be an exceptional analytical scientist with practical experience/knowldege applying Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, High Performance Liquid Chromatography, UV/Vis...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
There are openings for chemists with a variety of experience levels. These chemists will support the company by applying synthetic approaches to advance small-molecule drug discovery programs....
1 day ago
SRI International - Menlo Park, CA
facilitated by in-line reaction monitoring and design of experiment (DOE) Purification of materials using analytical/preparative separation procedures (crystallization, normal phase and reverse-phase chromatography...
2 days ago
Applied Materials - Santa Clara, CA
Develop internal chemistry capabilities and mentor junior chemists. Develop a deep understanding of structure-function relationships for the product chemical application....
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Yoh Life Sciences is seeking Synthetic/Medicinal Chemists for one of our oncology research clients in San Diego. There are openings for chemists with a variety of experience levels....
1 day ago
Kelly - Lake Forest, CA
STATEMENT: The level I Chemist will perform standard chemical and physical analysis of inner and outer nutritional products in the quality control lab using wet chemistry techniques and instrumental...
2 days ago
Helpmates Companies - Santa Fe Springs, CA
limited to: titration, wet chemistry, analyses of chromatographs, spectra Actively utilizes cGMPs to ensure proper handling of dietary supplements in a controlled environment Performs analytical work...
4 hours ago
Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann Company - San Diego, CA
Yoh Life Sciences is seeking Synthetic/Medicinal Chemists for one of our oncology research clients in San Diego. There are openings for chemists with a variety of experience levels....
1 day ago
Millipore Corporation - Carlsbad, CA
Assist in new product analysis, method development, method validation and transfer of operating procedures to QC sites Work closely with R&D, production, quality, and commercial teams to ensure rapid...
1 day ago
Kelly - Petaluma, CA
*Primary Responsibilities:* * Tests raw materials, in-process materials, and finished pharmaceutical products using physical, wet chemistry, and instrumental techniques. * Documents laboratory work...
13 hours ago
Abbott Laboratories - Pomona, CA
Our location in Pomona, CA currently has an opportunity for a Production Chemist II....
2 days ago
South San Francisco, CA
Eureka Chemical Company, a well-established Bay Area manufacturer of lubricants and corrosion preventives, has an immediate opening for the position of chemist....
2 days ago
Integrated Resources, Inc - San Jose, CA
Title : Quality Control Chemist Quality control chemists prepare and test samples from all phases of a manufacturing or other handling process, with the goal of determining if the substance meets the...
1 day ago
Volt - Monrovia, CA
We are working with a client who is in need of an experienced QC Chemist....
14 hours ago

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Salary for Chemist Jobs in California

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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 (25.9%)
  • Master's Degree (24.4%)
  • 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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