|Credit: Bureau of Labor Statistics|
- Most importantly, they have revised the overall occupational growth for the 2018-2028 decade down to 5% from 7% for the 2016-2026 period. I find that quite concerning.
- The expected increase in the number of chemists is 5% for the 2018-28 time period, which is slightly lower than the 6% number for 2016-2026.
- Also, the absolute number of chemists has been adjusted down from 88300 for the 2016 period to 87700 for 2018.