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Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2021 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 460
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Chemists perform some or all of the following duties:
Work in this occupation is typically performed in an indoor environment, where one may be in the presence of noxious, intense or prolonged odours and exposed to chemicals or substances that may endanger health. Safety precautions and set procedures help to minimize risks.
Source: 2016 Census
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See the list of work-related skills below, ranked in order of importance for this career. You’ll also find the skill strength needed, letting you know how capable you must be in that skill.
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Mobility between occupations in this group is possible with experience. Also, mobility is possible to occupations concerned with plant management, technical sales and the development and management of regulatory programs and teaching professions.