College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
www.kent.edu/chemistry


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus

Admission Terms

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Examples of Possible Careers*

Chemical technicians

  • 2.8% slower than the average
  • 68,100 number of jobs
  • $49,820 potential earnings

Chemistry teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.3% about as fast as the average
  • 26,400 number of jobs
  • $80,400 potential earnings

Chemists

  • 4.7% about as fast as the average
  • 86,700 number of jobs
  • $79,300 potential earnings

Food scientists and technologists

  • 4.4% about as fast as the average
  • 14,200 number of jobs
  • $73,450 potential earnings

Forensic science technicians

  • 14.1% much faster than the average
  • 17,200 number of jobs
  • $60,590 potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

Project management specialists and business operations specialists, all other

  • 5.9% faster than the average
  • 1,361,800 number of jobs
  • $77,420 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Quality control
  • Quality Assurance

*Note

Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.