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2014 - 2024 Connecticut Employment Projections for Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
  Life, Physical, Social Science Occupations - Employment Projections (2014-2024)
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Click for a list of related Life, Physical, and Social Science OccupationsLife, Physical, and Social Science14,30515,8211,51610.6%153531$38.46$80,003Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations Employment and Wages
Life Scientists3,8384,0562185.7%22140
Soil and Plant Scientists job descriptionSoil and Plant Scientists10110433.0%04$33.68$70,051Soil and Plant Scientists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Soil and Plant ScientistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Biochemists and Biophysicists job descriptionBiochemists and Biophysicists321352319.7%312$54.56$113,481Biochemists and Biophysicists Employment and WagesDoctoral
Professional
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Microbiologists job descriptionMicrobiologists15716363.8%15$39.75$82,681Microbiologists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for MicrobiologistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists job descriptionZoologists and Wildlife Biologists676700.0%02$44.66$92,877Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Zoologists and Wildlife BiologistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Foresters job descriptionForesters768045.3%03$38.92$80,936Foresters Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for ForestersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Epidemiologists job descriptionEpidemiologists106105-1-0.9%03$41.63$86,607Epidemiologists Employment and WagesMastersAvailable training programs for EpidemiologistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists job descriptionMedical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists2,7202,8861666.1%17101Top Occupation by Openings$54.73$113,836Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Employment and WagesDoctoral
Professional
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Life Scientists, All Other job descriptionLife Scientists, All Other18118873.9%17$42.43$88,251Life Scientists, All Other Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Life Scientists, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Physical Scientists2,5812,8222419.3%2486
Physicists job descriptionPhysicists13313632.3%02Physicists Employment and WagesDoctoral
Professional
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Chemists job descriptionChemists1,3661,50814210.4%1444Top Occupation by Growth$38.23$79,506Chemists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for ChemistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Materials Scientists job descriptionMaterials Scientists11712365.1%14$47.39$98,568Materials Scientists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Materials ScientistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health job descriptionEnvironmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health716784689.5%729$33.68$70,061Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including HealthSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers job descriptionGeoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers676811.5%02$38.57$80,226Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and GeographersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Hydrologists job descriptionHydrologists6271914.5%13Top Occupation by Growth$36.95$76,848Hydrologists Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for HydrologistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Physical Scientists, All Other job descriptionPhysical Scientists, All Other949622.1%01$44.80$93,191Physical Scientists, All Other Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Physical Scientists, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Social Scientists and Related Workers5,1556,03287717.0%88190
Economists job descriptionEconomists164174106.1%15$44.14$91,801Economists Employment and WagesMastersAvailable training programs for EconomistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Survey Researchers job descriptionSurvey Researchers4945566212.6%612Top Occupation by Growth$33.59$69,868Survey Researchers Employment and WagesMastersAvailable training programs for Survey ResearchersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists job descriptionClinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists3,6084,35875020.8%75152Top Occupation by Growth$41.99$87,348Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Employment and WagesDoctoral
Professional
Internship/
Residency
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Psychologists, All Other job descriptionPsychologists, All Other1842042010.9%26Top Occupation by Growth$45.91$95,484Psychologists, All Other Employment and WagesMasters
Internship/
Residency
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Urban and Regional Planners job descriptionUrban and Regional Planners32432951.5%06$39.65$82,468Urban and Regional Planners Employment and WagesMastersAvailable training programs for Urban and Regional PlannersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other job descriptionSocial Scientists and Related Workers, All Other286314289.8%36$42.54$88,484Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Social Scientists and Related Workers, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians2,7312,9111806.6%18113
Biological Technicians job descriptionBiological Technicians594647538.9%522$24.56$51,080Biological Technicians Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Biological TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Chemical Technicians job descriptionChemical Technicians906941353.9%431$23.26$48,381Chemical Technicians Employment and WagesAssociates
Moderate OJT
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Nuclear Technicians job descriptionNuclear Technicians1181351714.4%27Top Occupation by Growth$40.90$85,086Nuclear Technicians Employment and WagesAssociates
Moderate OJT
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Social Science Research Assistants job descriptionSocial Science Research Assistants9086-4-4.4%04$22.94$47,712Social Science Research Assistants Employment and WagesBachelorsAvailable training programs for Social Science Research AssistantsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health job descriptionEnvironmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health33233751.5%014$19.10$39,738Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Employment and WagesAssociatesAvailable training programs for Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including HealthSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
Forensic Science Technicians job descriptionForensic Science Technicians971071010.3%15Top Occupation by Growth$35.74$74,342Forensic Science Technicians Employment and WagesBachelors
Moderate OJT
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other job descriptionLife, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other5205806011.5%628Top Occupation by Growth$24.87$51,709Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other Employment and WagesAssociatesAvailable training programs for Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using ©CareerOneStop
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