Chemistry Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 25 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in Florida, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Bethune-Cookman University

    640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099

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  3. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  4. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

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  6. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  7. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  8. Florida Institute of Technology

    150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  10. Florida Memorial University

    15800 NW 42 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6199

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  11. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

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  12. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Jacksonville University

    2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394

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  15. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  17. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  18. Rollins College

    1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499

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  19. Saint Johns River State College

    5001 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, Florida 32177

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  20. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  22. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  23. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  24. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  25. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Florida 7,000
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Florida

7,430 6,830 5,760 5,830 7,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of chemistry professionals is shrinking in Florida. There were 430 less chemistry professionals working in Florida in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. 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 Florida

$42,893 $42,998 $45,718 $46,285 $46,358
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Florida. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $42,893 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $46,358 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$29,805
25th percentile
$34,880
50th percentile
$43,238
75th percentile
$54,748
90th percentile
$68,522

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Florida state, within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid chemistry professionals earn 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Florida

Biochemistry
$65,990
Biology
$51,467
Chemistry
$46,358
Physics
$137,470

In Florida, chemistry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
2
bachelor
25
master
9
doctor
9
Certificate
2
Total47

The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited chemistry schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006 there were 520 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 570 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Florida

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