Chemistry Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 8 chemistry schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Boston, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Chemistry Employment

Boston 3,910
Massachusetts 6,660

Exactly 3,910 of the 6,660 chemistry professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 20% growth in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Chemistry employment growth

6,730 6,160 6,670 6,210 6,660
3,250 3,790 3,780 3,500 3,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$55,273 $60,930 $60,903 $62,780 $60,108
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Boston chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,108. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Boston was $55,273 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$36,742
25th percentile
$44,285
50th percentile
$58,370
75th percentile
$73,685
90th percentile
$89,508

Chemistry professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $58,370 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,742 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,508 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Boston

Chemistry
$60,108
Biology
$67,116
Biochemistry
$81,053
Physics
$106,620

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Boston

8

There are 8 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Boston's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Boston

associate
1
bachelor
10
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total17

Boston's chemistry schools offer 17 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
84
master
44
doctor
21
Certificate
0
Total151

In 2010 approximately 151 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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