Occupation description: Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Excludes Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers (19-2042) and Biochemists and Biophysicists (19-1021).
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||39.32||25.52||29.59||38.49||49.48||56.12|
|Balance of State||39.49||25.90||28.76||35.06||50.66||60.53|
Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||16|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||11|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||5|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||42|
|Number of job position postings||5|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||8.4|
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Bachelor’s degree||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: None|
|University of Alaska Fairbanks (Fairbanks)|