Physical Scientists, All Other:

All physical scientists not listed separately.

Also includes

Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists



About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $71,620.00
Average Time to Fill 38 days
Typical Education Advanced degree (includes Master's, Professional, and Doctoral degrees)
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 790
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.00 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Decision-making
Oral Communication
Integrity
Organization
Leadership
Intellectual Risk-taking
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Written Communication
Problem-solving
Teamwork
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Getting Information

Collect scientific or technical data
Collect geographical or geological field data
Research life and physical science topics using library or internet
Conduct laboratory research or experiments
Conduct field research
Collect statistical data

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct scientific research or investigative studies
Manage laboratory environment or facility
Manage scientific activities and operations associated with atmospheric, environmental, or geological conditions
Supervise scientific or research based personnel

Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others

Explain results of statistical analyses using graphs
Present research results to others
Conduct scientific or research related presentations

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