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Chemical Engineering


Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the application of physical science (e.g. chemistry and physics), with mathematics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. As well as producing useful materials, chemical engineering is also concerned with pioneering valuable new materials and techniques; an important form of research and development. A person employed in this field is called a chemical engineer.

Careers

Petroleum Engineers
Wage: $113,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.2%
Self Employed: 9.2%
Unemployment Rate: 0.6%
Employed Part Time: 2.9%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Chemical Engineers
Wage: $91,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 7.9%
Self Employed: 1.9%
Unemployment Rate: 2.8%
Employed Part Time: 3.4%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Materials Engineers
Wage: $85,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 4.0%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 3.0%
Employed Part Time: 3.2%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Mining and Geological Engineers
Wage: $83,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.0%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.2%
Employed Part Time: 5.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree