Highest paying Biochemistry jobs in Nigeria…Is Biochemistry marketable in Nigeria? Is biochemistry a good career in Nigeria? Can a biochemist work in an oil company like NNPC, Chevron, Shell, etc Where can a biochemist work in Nigeria? Can a biochemist work in NAFDAC? Medical Biochemistry jobs in Nigeria
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In Nigeria, after obtaining a degree in Biochemistry, you will have options to directly apply for several job positions in establishments or companies like Chevron, NNPC, Shell, NAFDAC, banks, lecturing jobs and other oil companies.
There are multiple job openings in both the public and the private sector. Sectors like food, agriculture, education and health require biochemists.
The scope of any student in the field of biochemistry depends on their individual skill development in a particular specialization.
You can apply for a job in:
- Blood Service
- Agriculture and Fisheries
- Cosmetic Industries
- Drug Manufacturing Companies
- Public Health Laboratories
- Forensic Science
- Research Departments like
- Educational Institutes like universities, polytechnics etc
Job profiles of a biochemist may also include:
- Forensic Scientist
- Clinical Scientist
- Medicinal Chemist
- Clinical Research Associate
- Physician Associate….doctor’s assistant
- Scientific laboratory technician
- Biomedical Scientist
- Research Scientist
- Analytical Chemist
There are certain other jobs where a degree in biochemistry will work for you.
Health and safety inspector
Salary of a biochemist in Nigeria
Pay Scale of Biochemists in Nigeria varies. We cannot really tell you what biochemistry job get the largest chunk of salary. The average salary of a biochemist in Nigeria is around 120, 000 monthly for starters…Sometimes, the entry level level salary of biochemists in some companies is #80,000 naira or #70,000 naira.
Biochemists working in oil companies like Chevron , NNPC, shell etc….those working in big federal parastastals like NAFDAC , federal ministry of health etc are one of the highest paid compared to others. Biochemists who are lecturers are also well paid. For example, a biochemist working in an oil company may earn as high as #1,000,000 monthly before tax.
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