Plant Chemist

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A plant chemist is a scientist who researches and experiments with the properties of chemical substances and plants. They measure the effects of chemical compounds in various situations and study inter-chemical reactions.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a plant chemist was $70,638, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Chemist Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about what research chemist, Marc Baum gets to do every day.