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Biochemists and Biophysicists

 

Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.3%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 46
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Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $37 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $93,900 per year
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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