Chemistry Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

In Charleston, there is only one chemistry school where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Charleston, which includes chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


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Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Chemistry Employment

Charleston 210
West Virginia 1,540

Exactly 210 of the 1,540 chemistry professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Charleston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Charleston has shrunk by 56%. Overall employment in Charleston has increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Chemistry employment growth

2,680 3,040 2,490 2,350 1,540
480 380 270 280 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$47,843 $49,533 $49,135 $45,867 $42,943
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Charleston have decreased. In 2010 Charleston chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,943. Chemistry professionals in Charleston made a yearly average salary of $47,843, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$25,830
25th percentile
$30,563
50th percentile
$36,230
75th percentile
$51,577
90th percentile
$74,743

Chemistry professionals in Charleston earn a median salary of $36,230 per year. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 189%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,830 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,743 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Charleston

Chemistry
$42,943
Biology
$46,940
Biochemistry
$62,370

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Charleston

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Charleston's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Charleston

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

In 2010 approximately 2 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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