Chemistry Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there are 8 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Washington DC, and the future trends in chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Washington DC 400
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Washington DC

780 670 510 330 400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, chemistry is a shrinking field. There were 380 less chemistry professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 49%. This is faster than the trend for chemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$69,750 $74,660 $83,640 $110,810 $66,730
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of chemistry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by chemistry professionals are decreasing. Chemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,750 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$43,777
25th percentile
$54,843
50th percentile
$64,687
75th percentile
$78,340
90th percentile
$91,100

This represents a decline in salaries of 5%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of chemistry. The pay differential between the highest paid chemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 108%

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Biochemistry
$82,190
Biology
$72,304
Chemistry
$66,730
Physics
$121,650

In Washington DC, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total17

As the number of chemistry professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited chemistry schools in Washington DC state is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 70 graduates in 2006. And there were 81 graduates from chemistry courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 16%. Most of these graduates, or 53%, earned an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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