Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Chemists (19-2031)

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).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 77 88 14.29 1 6 8
United States 87700 90900 0.0 1500 6600 8400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 41.54 21.62 27.92 38.13 52.11 67.14
Alaska 43.67 26.65 34.32 44.01 52.25 60.78
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 43.35 26.66 33.50 43.26 52.62 61.56

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.