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Engineer, Chemical
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesApply the principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals; builds a bridge between science and manufacturing.

OutlookSlower-than-average job growth

Median Income$90,300 per year in 2010

Work Context & ConditionsMost engineers work in office buildings, laboratories, or industrial plants. Others may spend time outdoors at construction sites, and production sites, where they monitor or direct operations or solve onsite problems. Some engineers travel extensively to plants or worksites.

Minimum Education RequirementsBachelor's Degree

SkillsCritical Thinking, Active Listening, Writing, Equipment Selection, Troubleshooting, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Technology Design, Science

AbilitiesDeductive Reasoning, Problem Sensitivity, Information Ordering

InterviewsSteve Marquis