Chemistry Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia has 2 schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Columbia, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Chemistry Employment

Columbia 290
Missouri 3,250

Exactly 290 of Missouri's 3,250 chemistry professionals work in Columbia. As the number of chemistry professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Chemistry employment growth

3,210 2,930 2,830 2,900 3,250
No data 60 80 120 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$54,210 $41,655 $60,150 $44,775 $45,235
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 Columbia chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $45,235. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Columbia was $54,210 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$28,585
25th percentile
$33,700
50th percentile
$41,500
75th percentile
$53,830
90th percentile
$69,360

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $41,500 per year in Columbia. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,585 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 143% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Columbia

Biochemistry
$36,870
Chemistry
$45,235
Biology
$53,750

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Columbia

2

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

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

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
30
master
3
doctor
16
Certificate
0
Total49

Approximately 49 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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