Chemistry Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 2 chemistry schools in Durham. The trends in Durham'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

Durham Vs. North Carolina Chemistry Employment

Durham 1,300
North Carolina 6,530

Exactly 1,300 of the 6,530 chemistry professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Durham. There has been a 13% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Durham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Durham has increased, overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Chemistry employment growth

8,250 8,060 7,830 7,600 6,530
1,150 1,760 1,980 1,830 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$52,925 $47,067 $46,673 $48,558 $55,017
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

As the number of chemistry professionals in Durham has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have also increased. Durham chemistry professionals made $55,017 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Durham was $52,925 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Durham

10th percentile
$36,240
25th percentile
$42,993
50th percentile
$52,607
75th percentile
$64,257
90th percentile
$77,207

Durham chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,607. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,240 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 113% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Durham

Physics
$0
Chemistry
$55,017
Biology
$64,797
Biochemistry
$78,540

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Durham

2

Many of Durham's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

Durham's chemistry schools offer 5 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Durham

associate
0
bachelor
55
master
2
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total67

Approximately 67 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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