Chemistry Schools
In Berkeley, California

The city of Berkeley has only one 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 Berkeley, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Berkeley 2,540
California 22,090

Exactly 2,540 of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, work in Berkeley. There has been a 19% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Berkeley between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Berkeley has increased, overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
2,140 2,590 2,950 2,450 2,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$51,033 $55,660 $56,893 $58,358 $57,228
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

As the number of chemistry professionals in Berkeley has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have also increased. In 2010 Berkeley chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $57,228. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Berkeley was $51,033 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Berkeley

10th percentile
$36,712
25th percentile
$43,662
50th percentile
$54,482
75th percentile
$69,028
90th percentile
$82,292

Berkeley chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,482. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,712 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 124% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Chemistry
$57,228
Biology
$72,578
Biochemistry
$83,447
Physics
$128,720

Berkeley chemistry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Berkeley

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Berkeley

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Berkeley's chemistry schools offer 3 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Berkeley

associate
0
bachelor
106
master
11
doctor
81
Certificate
0
Total198

In 2010 approximately 198 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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