Chemistry Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

There are 2 chemistry schools in Lexington for faculty to choose from. The trends in Lexington's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Chemistry Employment

Lexington 110
Kentucky 2,360

Of the 2,360 chemistry professionals employed in Kentucky, 110 work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Lexington has shrunk by 27%. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Chemistry employment growth

3,550 3,360 2,740 2,370 2,360
150 270 130 120 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$44,907 $45,790 $48,675 $50,325 $49,665
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. Lexington chemistry professionals made $49,665 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Lexington was $44,907 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Lexington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Lexington

10th percentile
$30,540
25th percentile
$37,190
50th percentile
$47,455
75th percentile
$60,090
90th percentile
$73,680

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $47,455 per year in Lexington. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 141% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Lexington

Biology
$46,155
Chemistry
$49,665
Biochemistry
$52,910

On average chemistry professional salaries in Lexington are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Lexington

2

There are 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Lexington's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

Lexington's chemistry schools offer 4 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Lexington

associate
0
bachelor
16
master
7
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total33

In 2010 approximately 33 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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