Chemistry Schools
In Blacksburg, Virginia

The city of Blacksburg has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Blacksburg, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Chemistry Employment

Blacksburg 120
Virginia 4,080

Exactly 120 of the 4,080 chemistry professionals employed in Virginia, work in Blacksburg. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Blacksburg has shrunk by 14%. Overall employment in Blacksburg has increased.

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Chemistry employment growth

4,440 4,380 3,740 3,540 4,080
140 60 130 60 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Blacksburg

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Blacksburg

$57,850 $88,610 $50,055 $45,740 $49,390
$32,970 $35,530 $38,220 $38,820 $38,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Blacksburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Blacksburg

In Blacksburg, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. Blacksburg chemistry professionals made $49,390 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Blacksburg made an average salary of $57,850 per year. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Blacksburg is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Blacksburg

10th percentile
$28,190
25th percentile
$37,885
50th percentile
$48,215
75th percentile
$60,655
90th percentile
$74,585

Chemistry professionals in Blacksburg earn a median salary of $48,215 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 165% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Blacksburg

Biochemistry
$42,350
Biology
$46,497
Chemistry
$49,390

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Blacksburg

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Blacksburg

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Blacksburg's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Blacksburg

associate
0
bachelor
51
master
10
doctor
14
Certificate
0
Total75

In 2010 approximately 75 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Blacksburg, Virginia

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