ContentsOccupational Report for Materials Scientists (19-2032) , Oregon Statewide
Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.
Employment Outlook for Materials Scientists
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Materials Scientists There are 5 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 5 are listed below.
Job Openings from the Web for Materials Scientists The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites. There are 9 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 9 are listed below.
State of Oregon License Information for Materials Scientists No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Materials Scientists
Regional Employment Projections for Materials Scientists
These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Materials Scientists
Educational Requirements for Materials Scientists The typical entry level education for this occupation is a Bachelor's degree. Those with a Master's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market.
Skills for Materials Scientists
Schools and Training Providers for Materials Scientists The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Materials Scientists No Career Pathway links were found for this occupation.
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Materials Scientists matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.