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

Life, Physical, and Social Sciences Occupations - Washington DC 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 $101,850
Food Scientists and Technologists 90 0.0 0.3 $76,030
Soil and Plant Scientists 200 0.1 0.6 $84,050
Biochemists and Biophysicists 1,130 0.4 1.8 $86,670
Microbiologists 1,900 0.6 4.0 $94,860
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 500 0.2 1.3 $93,820
Other Biological Scientists 3,590 1.2 4.7 $94,920
Conservation Scientists 810 0.3 1.8 $80,140
Foresters 70 0.0 0.4 $63,010
Epidemiologists 150 0.0 1.2 $94,780
Medical Scientists 3,450 1.1 1.5 $108,430
Other Life Scientist 180 0.1 1.1 $94,200
Physical Scientists
Astronomers 320 0.1 8.0 $140,890
Physicists 1,700 0.6 4.7 $138,290
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 720 0.2 3.4 $110,580
Chemists 3,030 1.0 1.6 $118,750
Materials Scientists 230 0.1 1.4 $105,050
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 3,270 1.1 1.8 $101,380
Geoscientists 450 0.1 0.7 $115,700
Hydrologists 140 0.0 1.0 $96,530
Other Physical Scientists 2,480 0.8 6.0 $130,680
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