The PathMatch Guide to

Biochemical Engineering

A Day in the Life

Biochemical Engineering applies biology and chemistry together in the development of new chemicals and other products. Biochemical Engineers spend most of their time analyzing cells, proteins, viruses, and other biological substances to find what helps them grow or shrink.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Proficiency with data analysis, specifically with R, MATLAB, and Python 
  • Advanced understanding of chromatography and proteomic technology 
  • Manipulation of DNA-or RNA-interacting proteins and peptides 
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills

Industries You'll Work In

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The Network You'd Build

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Example Job Descriptions

Real World Professionals

Growth Path

  1. Biochemical Engineer
  2. Senior Biochemical Engineer
  3. Biochemical Engineering Manager
  4. Director of Biochemical Engineering
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Demand for Talent

  • Demand for biochemical engineers are expected to increase by 6% over the next ten years 
  • The skills that biochemical engineers possess can be applied to almost any STEM field, which means that there are a variety of job opportunities for biochemical engineers

Compensation

$50K-$120K
Biochemical Engineer
$70K-$150K
Senior Biochemical Engineer
$120K-$220K
Biochemical Engineering Manager
$220K+
Director of Biochemical Engineering

Teams You'll Work With

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Work/Life Balance Score

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Job Stability Score

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Prestige Score

Job stability is about more than your experience and career. As industries decline, so do the jobs in them.

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