If you’re a lover of science, you’re in luck! Business Insider released a list of great well paying jobs for science lovers.

Science Related Jobs

Using data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database that analyzes how important science is to each of the jobs listed, Business Insider looked at jobs with the average annual salary that had an importance rating of 81 or higher. Many science related gigs require a higher level of schooling so it’s safe to say that many of the jobs offer a great salary for people who go that extra mile.

From Biologist to Animal Scientist, check out some great science related jobs that pay well.

“Importance” rating: 81
Average annual salary: $107,140
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 900


“Importance” rating: 81
Average annual salary: $79,140
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 27,800


Animal Scientist
“Importance” rating: 81
Average annual salary: $72,590
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 1,200

Chemical Engineer
“Importance” rating: 81
Average annual salary: $103,590
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 9,200


“Importance” rating: 81
Average annual salary: $98,230
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 31,000

“Importance” rating: 85
Average annual salary: $190,530
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 20,100


“Importance” rating: 85
Average annual salary: $74,120
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 1,600

“Importance” rating: 88
Average annual salary: $76,530
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 7,100


“Importance” rating: 88
Average annual salary: $79,200
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 37,400


“Importance” rating: 88
Average annual salary: $117,300
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 7,200


 Molecular and Cellular Biologist
“Importance” rating: 91
Average annual salary: $77,920
Projected job openings (2012-2022): 9,800


Biochemist and Biophysicist
“Importance” rating: 91
Average annual salary: $91,960
Projected job openings (2012-2022):13,700