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

Life, Physical, and Social Sciences Occupations - San Francisco 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 100 0.0 2.4 N/A
Food Scientists and Technologists N/A N/A N/A $71,500
Soil and Plant Scientists 190 0.1 0.8 $70,650
Biochemists and Biophysicists 2,190 1.0 4.7 $105,930
Microbiologists 1,270 0.6 3.7 $93,930
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 300 0.1 1.1 N/A
Other Biological Scientists N/A N/A N/A $91,520
Conservation Scientists 220 0.1 0.7 $90,830
Epidemiologists 250 0.1 2.7 $100,440
Medical Scientists 8,230 3.6 4.7 $102,490
Other Life Scientist 520 0.2 4.1 $117,030
Physical Scientists
Physicists 960 0.4 3.6 $125,080
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 120 0.1 0.8 $87,520
Chemists 3,390 1.5 2.4 $95,980
Materials Scientists 400 0.2 3.2 $116,240
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 2,910 1.3 2.1 $98,200
Geoscientists 620 0.3 1.3 $99,580
Hydrologists 90 0.0 0.9 $106,920
Other Physical Scientists 890 0.4 2.9 $116,500
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