Chemistry Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 10 chemistry schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Chicago, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Chemistry Employment

Chicago 5,190
Illinois 8,650

Exactly 5,190 of the 8,650 chemistry professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. The number of chemistry professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Chemistry employment growth

8,680 7,220 7,890 6,330 8,650
5,320 4,300 4,960 4,840 5,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$50,443 $52,225 $53,463 $51,820 $53,460
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,460. Chemistry professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $50,443, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$31,458
25th percentile
$40,300
50th percentile
$51,742
75th percentile
$65,172
90th percentile
$78,000

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $51,742 per year in Chicago. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,458 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Chicago

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Physics
$132,230

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Chicago

10

There are 10 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Chicago's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
8
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total23

There are a total of 23 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Chicago's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
172
master
74
doctor
43
Certificate
0
Total289

Approximately 289 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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