Chemistry Schools In Kentucky

Chemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 24 accredited chemistry schools in Kentucky. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in Kentucky, 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. Asbury University

    1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1198

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  2. Ashland Community and Technical College

    1400 College Drive, Ashland, Kentucky 41101-3683

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  3. Bellarmine University

    2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-0671

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  4. Berea College

    101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182

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  5. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  6. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  7. Centre College

    600 W Walnut St, Danville, Kentucky 40422-1394

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  8. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  9. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  10. Georgetown College

    400 East College Street, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324

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  11. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  12. Kentucky State University

    400 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-2355

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  13. Kentucky Wesleyan College

    3000 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301

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  14. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  15. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  16. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  18. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  19. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  20. Pikeville College

    147 Sycamore St, Pikeville, Kentucky 41501

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  21. Thomas More College

    333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017-3495

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  22. Transylvania University

    300 N Broadway, Lexington, Kentucky 40508-1797

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  23. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  24. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Kentucky 2,360
National 212,310

Approximately 1% of the country's chemistry professionals work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Kentucky

3,550 3,360 2,740 2,370 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of chemistry professionals is shrinking in Kentucky. There were 1,190 less chemistry professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kentucky, this field has shrunk by 34% 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 Kentucky

$45,570 $46,968 $47,915 $47,435 $49,780
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of chemistry professionals is declining, the salaries paid to chemistry professionals are increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 chemistry professionals made a mean salary of $45,570 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,780 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$33,165
25th percentile
$39,460
50th percentile
$48,000
75th percentile
$60,085
90th percentile
$70,415

Thus, chemistry professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 112% pay differential between the highest paid chemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of chemistry in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Biochemistry
$52,420
Biology
$48,768
Chemistry
$49,780

In Kentucky, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
22
master
5
doctor
2
Certificate
1
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As the number of chemistry professionals is decreasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 24 accredited chemistry schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 263 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 229 graduates.

This represents a 13% decrease in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Kentucky state. A majority of these graduates, or 65%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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