Chemistry Schools In Idaho

Idaho has 9 accredited chemistry schools where chemistry faculty who teach chemistry classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the state of Idaho, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. The College of Idaho

    2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, Idaho 83605-4432

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

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  6. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

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  7. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

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  8. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

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  9. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Idaho 960
National 212,310

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

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Idaho

610 520 900 600 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, chemistry is a growing field. In Idaho, 350 more chemistry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Idaho, this field has grown by 57% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for chemistry professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of chemistry professionals working around the nation.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$47,483 $50,683 $48,320 $48,725 $51,640
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Idaho. In 2006 chemistry professionals made a mean salary of $47,483 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,640 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Idaho

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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Idaho state, within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid chemistry professionals earn 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Idaho


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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of chemistry professionals is increasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited chemistry schools in Idaho state is decreasing. In 2006, 68 students graduated from chemistry courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 65 students graduated.

This represents a 4% decrease in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. Most of these graduates, or 54%, earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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