Chemistry Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 7 accredited chemistry schools where chemistry faculty who teach chemistry classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry
  • PhD degree in Chemistry


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Arizona 1,910
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Arizona

2,340 1,990 2,520 2,190 1,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of chemistry is shrinking. 430 less chemistry professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 18%. This is faster than the trend for chemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$42,658 $48,955 $50,912 $49,417 $48,687
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arizona, as the number of chemistry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by chemistry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $42,658 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,687 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Arizona

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This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arizona state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Arizona


In Arizona, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited chemistry schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006 there were 152 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 148 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 3%. Most of these graduates, or 31%, earned a associate's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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