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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Life, Physical, and Social Sciences Occupations - Boston Metro Area

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data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences
Occupations
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Life Scientists
Animal Scientists N/A N/A N/A $73,170
Food Scientists and Technologists 290 0.1 1.1 $80,040
Soil and Plant Scientists 40 0.0 0.1 $71,360
Biochemists and Biophysicists 2,800 1.0 5.0 $92,200
Microbiologists 880 0.3 2.1 $71,190
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 80 0.0 0.2 $71,030
Other Biological Scientists 3,030 1.1 4.5 $56,650
Conservation Scientists 160 0.1 0.4 $67,000
Epidemiologists 250 0.1 2.3 $73,390
Medical Scientists 9,120 3.4 4.4 $88,450
Other Life Scientist 720 0.3 4.8 $71,120
Physical Scientists
Physicists 330 0.1 1.1 $110,530
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 320 0.1 1.7 $96,820
Chemists 2,680 1.0 1.6 $82,060
Materials Scientists 310 0.1 2.1 $98,120
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 1,520 0.6 0.9 $75,180
Geoscientists 110 0.0 0.2 $62,420
Hydrologists 30 0.0 0.3 $101,060
Other Physical Scientists 240 0.1 0.7 $116,780
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