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Materials Scientists

Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate -2.1%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 38
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage N/A
Average Click for more information on Average Wage N/A
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
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