Chemistry Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 3 chemistry schools in Grand Rapids. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Grand Rapids, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Chemistry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Chemistry Employment

Grand Rapids 380
Michigan 5,620

Exactly 380 of Michigan's 5,620 chemistry professionals work in Grand Rapids. The number of chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Chemistry employment growth

5,900 5,840 5,630 5,630 5,620
330 80 450 480 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$49,055 $56,700 $44,590 $44,790 $41,870
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

As the number of chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids reportedly earned an average salary of $41,870 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids made an average salary of $49,055 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids

10th percentile
$26,583
25th percentile
$31,600
50th percentile
$39,197
75th percentile
$48,727
90th percentile
$57,160

Chemistry professionals in Grand Rapids earn a median salary of $39,197 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,583 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 115% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Chemistry
$41,870
Biochemistry
$63,900
Biology
$77,450

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Grand Rapids

3

Many of Grand Rapids' chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

associate
2
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Grand Rapids' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Grand Rapids

associate
8
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total22

Approximately 22 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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