SOC: 19-2032

Materials Scientists participate in research and development for clean technologies. They apply their knowledge of the structure and chemical properties of materials to applications utilizing alternative fuels and other green applications.

Los Angeles County Materials Scientists:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

330

380

$37.97

$78,972

Bachelor’s

None

None

To more fully explore the green occupation listed above, see the Employment Development’s California’s Occupational Guide or Understanding the Green Economy.

Please note that this is occupational data across all industries and not necessarily specific to any one area of clean technology.