8. Materials Scientist
Responsibilities: Materials scientists research and study structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials such as semiconductors, glass, rubber, polymers and alloys.
Education: A bachelor’s degree is the minimum formal education required for this job. However, you can pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D. depending on where they wish to work.
Key skills/traits: For this position, critical thinking, active listening and excellent oral expression are a must to thrive.
Average pay per year: 10,200,000 JPY (£55,765)