Chemistry Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

In Athens, there is only one chemistry school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Athens, which encompasses chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Chemistry Employment

Athens 90
West Virginia 1,540

Exactly 90 of the 1,540 chemistry professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Athens. There has been a 18% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Athens between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Chemistry employment growth

2,680 3,040 2,490 2,350 1,540
110 160 110 No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$32,525 $29,885 $30,235 No data $34,540
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $34,540 per year. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Athens was $32,525 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Athens is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$19,970
25th percentile
$24,080
50th percentile
$33,010
75th percentile
$38,170
90th percentile
$55,940

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $33,010 per year in Athens. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 180%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $19,970 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,940 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Athens

Chemistry
$34,540
Biology
$43,375
Biochemistry
$60,380

On average chemistry professional salaries in Athens are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Athens

1

Many of Athens' chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Athens' chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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