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.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
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In May 2020, the median yearly salary for a plant chemist was $73,971, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Plant Scientist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Chemical Society
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- American Society of Plant Scientists
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about what research chemist, Marc Baum gets to do every day.