Chemistry Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

The city of Big Rapids has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Big Rapids, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Chemistry Employment

Big Rapids 650
Michigan 5,620

Of the 5,620 chemistry professionals employed in Michigan, 650 work in Big Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Big Rapids, there has been a 29% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Big Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Chemistry employment growth

5,900 5,840 5,630 5,630 5,620
920 810 830 No data 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$57,833 $54,187 $52,120 No data $49,555
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

As the number of chemistry professionals in Big Rapids has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,555 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Big Rapids. Chemistry professionals in Big Rapids made a yearly average salary of $57,833, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Big Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Big Rapids

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Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $49,660 per year in Big Rapids. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,382 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $65,412 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Big Rapids


On average chemistry professional salaries in Big Rapids are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Big Rapids


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Big Rapids


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Big Rapids' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Big Rapids


In 2010 approximately 15 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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