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University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
QUALIFICATIONS Required : Advanced degree or equivalent background and experience in analytical chemistry, especially organic residue analysis using HPLC, MS, and GC instrumentation....
2 days ago
Culver City, CA
Chemistry or Biology) Experience in a forensic toxicology lab (a plus) Quality Assurance Experience (a plus) Quality Control Experience (a plus) MSD GC/MS experience (a plus) Excellent Wet Chemistry...
1 day ago
Wilbur-Ellis - Fresno, CA
Are you a chemist with a demonstrated record of achievement in formulation research and development?...
6 hours ago
Abbott Laboratories - Pomona, CA
Our location in Pomona, CA currently has an opportunity for a Production Chemist III is within our Toxicology Business Unit located in....
11 hours ago
Designer Molecules Inc - San Diego, CA
of R&D technical objectives • Prepare target molecules, perform work-up, evaluate their purity and their suitability for new applications as required • Support and collaborate with senior synthetic chemists...
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Endless West - San Francisco, CA
The Role We are seeking an Analytical Chemist with a strong background in gas chromatography - mass spectrometry....
2 days ago
GPAC - Los Angeles, CA
We are seeking a full-time industrial chemist w/ 7 + yrs experience to join our The Chemist will perform analysis of various samples for composition and performance, assist in reformulating current...
1 day ago
Drug Enforcement Administration - Pleasanton, CA
Newly hired Forensic Chemists must successfully complete an 18-week Forensic Chemist Training Course at the DEA Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia.This position requires specific coursework and/...
2 days ago
Department Of Justice - Vista, CA
(HPLC) and ultra high-performance (UPLC) liquid chromatography with ultraviolet-visible light detection or mass spectrometry (LC-MS), infrared spectroscopy (IR) using Attenuated Total Reflectance (...
1 day ago
Kelly Services - Santa Ana, CA
Formulation Chemist Work Location : Santa Ana Responsibilities: Formulate liquid and / or diagnostic formulas per manufacturing protocols utilizing various weighing equipment such as scales and balances...
1 day ago
Randstad - San Diego, CA
Hologic in San Diego is searching for a production chemist to join their team! Hologic delivers breakthrough products that support the health of women on a global scale....
1 day ago
Bachem - Torrance, CA
Your Responsibilities The Chemist II (Chem....
21 hours ago
MR-Management Recruiters of Davidson - Long Beach, CA
Chemist Long Beach, CA Job Description: This position leads the formulation and property prediction of elastomeric formulations and other materials across the company organization....
12 hours ago
Masco Corporation - Santa Ana, CA
Ability to communicate effectively with chemists, technicians, management, and production personnel....
1 day ago
Kelly - Alameda, CA
Kelly Science & Clinical has a new permanent opportunity for a Food Chemist with an innovative food startup in San Francisco....
11 hours ago

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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.


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 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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