Chemistry Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 3 chemistry schools in Detroit. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Detroit, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Chemistry Employment

Detroit 1,030
Michigan 5,620

Of the 5,620 chemistry professionals employed in Michigan, 1,030 work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Detroit has grown by 11%. Overall employment in Detroit has also increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Chemistry employment growth

5,900 5,840 5,630 5,630 5,620
930 1,080 1,010 1,100 1,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$45,437 $44,403 $43,617 $47,640 $48,968
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In Detroit, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $48,968 per year. Chemistry professionals in Detroit made a yearly average salary of $45,437, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
$33,212
25th percentile
$38,702
50th percentile
$46,005
75th percentile
$56,550
90th percentile
$71,568

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $46,005 per year in Detroit. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,212 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Detroit

Biochemistry
$0
Chemistry
$48,968
Biology
$69,675
Physics
$99,790

Detroit chemistry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Detroit

3

Many of Detroit's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Detroit's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Detroit

associate
0
bachelor
31
master
8
doctor
19
Certificate
0
Total58

In 2010 approximately 58 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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