U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge. Excludes "Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers" (19-2042) and "Biochemists and Biophysicists" (19-1021).
Illustrative examples: Industrial Chemist,
Research and Development Chemist,
Broad Occupation: 19-2030 Chemists and Materials Scientists
Minor Group: 19-2000 Physical Scientists
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide
Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010