Biochemists and biophysicists study the chemical and physical principles of living things and of biological processes.

Sample Companies that have Hired WPI Biochemistry Graduates

Brown Medical School
Harvard Medical School
National High School South
Novogene Bioinformatics Corporation
SBH Sciences
The Hanover Insurance Group
UMass Medical School

Sample Graduate Schools

McMaster University
UMass Medical School
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
University of Southern California
Average Starting Salary:
$50,200 (2020)
Learn more about Biochemistry at WPI.
Sample Job Titles:
Post Doctoral Research Associate
LAUNCH Systems Design Engineer
Application Development
Software Engineer
Sample Major Qualifying Projects:
PubMed AuthorMap: A Study of Research Collaboration in the Life Science Fields
Examining Novel Combination Therapies for Pancreatic Cancer
Cellular Stretching Device 2019
Correlate Analyses for Acutely Infected HIV Individuals: Natural Disease Control Study

ACS ChemCensus Salary Survey 2015

The Salary and Employment Status Survey (also known as the Comprehensive Salary Survey) is conducted annually among domestic ACS members under 70 years old and not student-, retired-, or emeritus-status members. Every 5th year, the ACS conducts the ChemCensus.

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.