Chemistry Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

There are 2 chemistry schools in Cambridge for faculty to choose from. The trends in Cambridge's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Chemistry Employment

Cambridge 3,910
Massachusetts 6,660

Exactly 3,910 of the 6,660 chemistry professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Cambridge has grown by 20%. As the number of chemistry professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Cambridge have increased. Cambridge chemistry professionals made $60,108 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Cambridge was $55,273 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Cambridge

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

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $58,370 per year in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge

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

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Cambridge

2

Many of Cambridge's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

Cambridge's chemistry schools offer 6 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
58
master
23
doctor
66
Certificate
0
Total147

Approximately 147 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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