There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a molecular modeler. For example, did you know that they make an average of $36.8 an hour? That's $76,550 a year!
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 4% and produce 3,000 job opportunities across the U.S.
There are certain skills that many molecular modelers have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed computer skills, creativity and time-management skills.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the molecular modeler job title. But what industry to start with? Most molecular modelers actually find jobs in the education and non profits industries.
If you're interested in becoming a molecular modeler, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 60.0% of molecular modelers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 20.0% of molecular modelers have master's degrees. Even though most molecular modelers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a molecular modeler. In fact, many molecular modeler jobs require experience in a role such as co-author. Meanwhile, many molecular modelers also have previous career experience in roles such as clinical research associate or research associate.
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