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Chemical Scientists

Chemical scientists analyse and research physical aspects of chemical structure and change within substances and develop chemical techniques used in the manufacture or modification of natural substances and processed products.

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About this Career

£31,224

Average salary

New workers start around £20,506.20. Normal pay is £31,224 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52,081.73.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Develops procedures for quality control of manufactured products.
  • Tests techniques and processes for reliability under a variety of conditions.
  • Analyses results and experimental data.
  • Operates specialised scientific equipment and conducts experiments to identify chemical composition, energy and chemical changes in natural substances and processed materials.
  • Develops experimental procedures, instruments and recording and testing systems.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Reading Comprehension
82
Science
78
Active Learning
76
Monitoring
74
Critical Thinking
72
Mathematics
72
Active Listening
72
Writing
71
Speaking
71
Learning Strategies
65

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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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