Physical Scientists generally receive a Bachelor's degree before they enter the job market.
Once employed, Physical Scientists can expect to earn an average of $96,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the coming 10 years Physical Scientists will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 6.2% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Physical Scientists rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 3.4% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, Physical Scientists can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 1.3% are currently unemployed.
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