Chemistry Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 16 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Connecticut's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Albertus Magnus College

    700 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511-1189

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. Connecticut College

    270 Mohegan Ave, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  4. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  5. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  6. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  7. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  8. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  9. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  10. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  11. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  12. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  13. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

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  14. Wesleyan University

    237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459

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  15. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  16. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Connecticut 2,360
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Connecticut

2,150 2,020 2,080 1,850 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a growing field in Connecticut. In 2010 there were 210 more chemistry professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of chemistry professionals has grown by 10%. This growth is faster than the national trend for chemistry professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of chemistry professionals working around the nation.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$52,710 $53,137 $52,113 $53,137 $57,160
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of chemistry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to chemistry professionals are increasing in Connecticut. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $52,710 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $57,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$34,155
25th percentile
$41,722
50th percentile
$56,650
75th percentile
$69,835
90th percentile
$82,838

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 143% pay differential between the highest paid chemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of chemistry in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Biochemistry
$76,537
Biology
$70,167
Chemistry
$57,160
Physics
$124,340

Chemistry professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
1
bachelor
15
master
7
doctor
4
Certificate
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The number of students graduating from the 16 accredited chemistry schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006, 190 students graduated from chemistry courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 175 students graduated.

Thus there was a 8% percent decrease in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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