Chemistry Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at only one chemistry school in Fairfax. The trends in Fairfax'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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Chemistry Employment

Fairfax 1,860
Virginia 4,080

Exactly 1,860 of Virginia's 4,080 chemistry professionals work in Fairfax. The number of chemistry professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 21% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Chemistry employment growth

4,440 4,380 3,740 3,540 4,080
2,350 2,250 2,330 2,180 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$61,450 $61,633 $66,533 $67,227 $67,567
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

As the number of chemistry professionals in Fairfax has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $67,567 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Fairfax. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Fairfax was $61,450 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Fairfax is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$43,120
25th percentile
$54,447
50th percentile
$67,380
75th percentile
$79,113
90th percentile
$95,440

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $67,380 per year in Fairfax. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 121%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $43,120 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Chemistry
$67,567
Biochemistry
$80,410
Biology
$86,148
Physics
$122,220

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Fairfax

1

There is only one accredited chemistry school in the city. Many of Fairfax's chemistry professionals are graduates of this school.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Fairfax's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
29
master
15
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total44

In 2010 approximately 44 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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