Chemistry Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

The city of Boulder 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 Boulder, 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

Boulder Vs. Colorado Chemistry Employment

Boulder 450
Colorado 2,790

Exactly 450 of the 2,790 chemistry professionals employed in Colorado, work in Boulder. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boulder, there has been a 12% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the number of chemistry professionals in Boulder has decreased, overall employment in Boulder has also decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Chemistry employment growth

3,060 3,620 3,720 3,650 2,790
510 500 1,210 1,140 450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$62,655 $70,960 $90,190 $75,265 $76,550
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Boulder have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $76,550 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Boulder. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Boulder was $62,655 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boulder.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Boulder

10th percentile
$34,490
25th percentile
$53,940
50th percentile
$76,300
75th percentile
$96,240
90th percentile
$119,310

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $76,300 per year in Boulder. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 246%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,490 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $119,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Boulder

Biology
$62,257
Chemistry
$76,550
Biochemistry
$76,893
Physics
$124,740

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Boulder

1

There is only one accredited chemistry school in the city. Many of Boulder's chemistry professionals are graduates of this school.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Boulder's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
18
master
6
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total31

In 2010 approximately 31 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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