Chemistry Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

In Lafayette, there is only one chemistry school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Lafayette, which encompasses chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Chemistry Employment

Lafayette 40
Louisiana 6,670

Of the 6,670 chemistry professionals employed in Louisiana, 40 work in Lafayette. There has been a 33% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Lafayette between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Lafayette has increased, overall employment in Lafayette has decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Chemistry employment growth

8,590 7,610 7,450 7,530 6,670
30 No data 50 50 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$33,750 No data $48,890 $48,400 $48,260
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Lafayette have increased. In 2010 Lafayette chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,260. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Lafayette was $33,750 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$29,440
25th percentile
$34,950
50th percentile
$43,575
75th percentile
$62,625
90th percentile
$72,850

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $43,575 per year in Lafayette. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 147%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,440 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Biology
$44,000
Chemistry
$48,260
Biochemistry
$53,385

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Lafayette

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Lafayette's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total23

Approximately 23 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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