Chemistry Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

In Brookings, there is only one chemistry school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Brookings, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Chemistry Employment

Brookings 90
South Dakota 180

Exactly 90 of the 180 chemistry professionals employed in South Dakota, work in Brookings. There has been a 200% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Brookings between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Brookings has increased, overall employment in Brookings has decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Chemistry employment growth

130 130 180 180 180
30 80 100 No data 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$29,770 $37,175 $38,360 No data $41,650
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Brookings have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Brookings reportedly earned an average salary of $41,650 per year. Chemistry professionals in Brookings made a yearly average salary of $29,770, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Brookings is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Brookings

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Chemistry professionals in Brookings earn a median salary of $37,595 per year. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 106%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,435 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,580 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Brookings


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Brookings


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Brookings


Brookings' chemistry schools offer 2 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Brookings


In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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