Nanosystems Engineers

General Information

Description

Design, develop, or supervise the production of materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition, applying principles of nanoscale physics and electrical, chemical, or biological engineering.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$103,380

State-by-state Salary

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$146,030
$69,400
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 37%
  • Doctoral degree 29%
  • Bachelor's degree 8%
  • Post-doctoral training 8%
  • Post-master's certificate 8%
  • Post baccalaureate 4%
  • First professional degree 4%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computers and Electronics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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