Career Options

For those majoring in chemistry, there are a number of lucrative career paths after college.

Want to learn more about potential career opportunities for your major?  “What You Can Do with a Major In…?,” brought to you by the VMI Office of Career Services, provides an overview of a variety of occupation options. Enroll today in FOCUS 2 using the access code "keydet" to sign-up and start to explore your options after VMI.

Here are some examples of occupations that may interest you:

Biochemist $94,340
Biophysicist $94,340
Chemist $80,820
Conservation Scientist $69,290
Forensic Science Technician $60,690
Industrial Air Pollution Analyst $75,360
Technical & Scientific Publications Editor $66,080
Technical Publications Writer $73,160
Toxicologist $95,000

* Salary data provided by Focus2 and US Department of Labor (2022)

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