Chemistry Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

In Baton Rouge, there are 2 chemistry schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. The trends in Baton Rouge's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Chemistry Employment

Baton Rouge 2,440
Louisiana 6,670

Of the 6,670 chemistry professionals employed in Louisiana, 2,440 work in Baton Rouge. There has been a 31% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Baton Rouge between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Baton Rouge has decreased, overall employment in Baton Rouge has increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Chemistry employment growth

8,590 7,610 7,450 7,530 6,670
3,520 3,180 3,100 2,700 2,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$53,370 $55,623 $60,383 $57,560 $62,483
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Baton Rouge chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,483. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Baton Rouge was $53,370 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Baton Rouge

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Chemistry professionals in Baton Rouge make a median yearly salary of $61,757. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 131%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,557 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,093 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge


Chemistry professional salaries in Baton Rouge are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Baton Rouge


Many of Baton Rouge's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Baton Rouge


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Baton Rouge's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Baton Rouge


Approximately 49 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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