Chemistry Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 20 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

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  2. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  3. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  4. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  6. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  7. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  9. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  10. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  11. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  12. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  13. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  14. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  15. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  16. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  17. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  18. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  19. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Louisiana 6,670
National 212,310

Approximately 3% of the country's chemistry professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Louisiana

8,590 7,610 7,450 7,530 6,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a shrinking field in Louisiana. There were 1,920 less chemistry professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of chemistry has shrunk by 22% in Louisiana. 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 Louisiana

$52,470 $55,678 $55,822 $55,460 $56,515
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
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 Louisiana. Chemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $52,470 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,515 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$34,738
25th percentile
$43,165
50th percentile
$55,605
75th percentile
$69,090
90th percentile
$81,392

Thus, there was a 7% growth in chemistry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of chemistry. The pay differential between the highest paid chemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 134%

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Biochemistry
$56,820
Biology
$60,590
Chemistry
$56,515
Physics
$96,020

Chemistry professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
20
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited chemistry schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In 2006, 226 students graduated from chemistry courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 204 students graduated.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. Most of these graduates, or 69%, earned an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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