Chemistry Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

The city of Dekalb has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The trends in Dekalb'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

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Chemistry Employment

Dekalb 5,190
Illinois 8,650

Of the 8,650 chemistry professionals employed in Illinois, 5,190 work in Dekalb. There has been a 2% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Dekalb between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Dekalb has decreased, overall employment in Dekalb has increased.

Dekalb 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: Dekalb

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$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 Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of chemistry professionals in Dekalb has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,460 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Dekalb. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Dekalb was $50,443 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Dekalb is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Dekalb

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

Dekalb chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,742. 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 148% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Dekalb

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

On average chemistry professionals in Dekalb earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Dekalb.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Dekalb

1

Many of Dekalb's chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Dekalb's chemistry schools offer 3 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
10
doctor
12
Certificate
0
Total49

In 2010 approximately 49 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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