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


Annual Earnings
National 86,660 1.0 $73,740Explore the national job market for Chemists

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Chemists ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
SF Metro Area 2.4
Raleigh, NC 2.2
Cleveland, OH 2.0
Cincinnati, OH 1.8
San Diego, CA 1.7
Metro Area Median Earnings
DC Metro Area $118,750
San Jose, CA $100,340
SF Metro Area $95,980
Baltimore, MD $87,450
Atlanta, GA $86,640

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Durham, NC 5.9
Santa Rosa, CA 2.3
New Haven, CT 2.2
Greensboro, NC 1.7
Albany, NY 1.4
Metro Area Median Earnings
New Haven, CT $110,700
Bakersfield, CA $93,730
Santa Rosa, CA $93,040
Melbourne, FL $92,560
Dayton, OH $92,470

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Trenton, NJ 6.8
College Station, TX 5.2
Boulder, CO 3.4
Athens, GA 3.4
Beaumont, TX 2.8
Metro Area Median Earnings
Trenton, NJ $98,770
Vallejo, CA $97,200
Charlottesville, VA $95,720
Boulder, CO $92,440
Ann Arbor, MI $88,680

National - Job Listings

Medix - Chantilly,VA
Must have PHARMA experience; method development. Entry level to Senior Level Chemists wanted... Full Description

Chesterfield County Public Schools - Ashburn,VA
Please note this is a "continuous recruit position" to build an applicant pool for all schools. As positions are available, all qualified applicants w... Full Description

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research - Bethesda,MD
KEY ROLES/ The Research Associate II - Chemist will: Work in support of the FNL/NCI RAS Initiative and work closely with a highly collaborative multid... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
Basic Bachelor's Degree in an engineering field (electrical, chemical, etc.) and work-related professional certifications. 5+ years of process control... Full Description

SCS Engineers - Reston,VA
Bachelor of Science in Engineering in one of the following disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required.... Full Description

The Boeing Company - Herndon,VA
Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience): * Team experience (Agile work environment, formal technical presentations, formal customer presentations) * Kno... Full Description

SURVICE Engineering Company - Sterling,VA
SURVICE is currently seeking senior level Forensic / Analytical Chemists to support a multi-year, multi-million dollar Department of Homeland Security... Full Description

VirtualVocations - Fairfax,VA
A global chemical company is in need of a Remote Field Engineering Program Chemical Engineer. Core of this include: Working in research and developmen... Full Description

NHLBI - Bethesda,MD
ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND B.S. in computer science, bioinformatics, physics, chemistry, information systems, engineering, or a related discipline (advance... Full Description

Diedre Moire - Reston,VA
Synthetic Chemist - Nucleotides - Reston, VA Develop affinity chromatography-based products involving manufacture of oligonucleotides. *** Synthesize ... Full Description

Job Openings

Medix - Chantilly,VA
Chesterfield County Public Schools - Ashburn,VA
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research - Bethesda,MD
Leidos - Reston,VA
SCS Engineers - Reston,VA
The Boeing Company - Herndon,VA