Chemistry Schools
In Birmingham, Alabama

In Birmingham, there are 3 chemistry schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Birmingham, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Chemistry Employment

Birmingham 50
Alabama 3,130

Exactly 50 of the 3,130 chemistry professionals employed in Alabama, work in Birmingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Birmingham, there has been a 29% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Chemistry employment growth

3,260 4,310 3,720 3,600 3,130
70 No data No data No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$36,490 $35,870 No data No data $31,000
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Birmingham have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,000 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Birmingham. Chemistry professionals in Birmingham made a yearly average salary of $36,490, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Birmingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Birmingham

10th percentile
$21,090
25th percentile
$23,020
50th percentile
$28,610
75th percentile
$38,890
90th percentile
$44,870

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $28,610 per year in Birmingham. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,090 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Chemistry
$31,000

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Birmingham

3

Many of Birmingham's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Birmingham's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Birmingham

associate
0
bachelor
29
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total38

In 2010 approximately 38 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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