Chemistry Schools
In Denver, Colorado

In Denver, there are 4 chemistry schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Denver, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Chemistry Employment

Denver 1,250
Colorado 2,790

Exactly 1,250 of the 2,790 chemistry professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Denver has shrunk by 5%. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Denver has decreased, overall employment in Denver has increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Chemistry employment growth

3,060 3,620 3,720 3,650 2,790
1,310 1,460 1,170 1,160 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$47,513 $49,883 $55,360 $58,535 $53,260
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Denver have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Denver reportedly earned an average salary of $53,260 per year. Chemistry professionals in Denver made a yearly average salary of $47,513, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Denver is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$30,303
25th percentile
$38,233
50th percentile
$50,947
75th percentile
$66,653
90th percentile
$81,470

Chemistry professionals in Denver earn a median salary of $50,947 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,303 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,470 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Denver

Chemistry
$53,260
Biology
$68,420
Biochemistry
$93,690
Physics
$94,950

Chemistry professional salaries in Denver are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Denver

4

There are 4 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Denver's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Denver's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
52
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total61

Approximately 61 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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