Chemistry Schools In Mississippi

Chemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 21 accredited chemistry schools in Mississippi. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Mississippi, 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. Alcorn State University

    1000 ASU Dr Ste 359, Alcorn State, Mississippi 39096-7500

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  2. Belhaven University

    1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  3. Coahoma Community College

    3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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  4. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

    1001 Co-Lin Lane, Wesson, Mississippi 39191

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  5. Delta State University

    Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733

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  6. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  7. Holmes Community College

    #1 Hill St, Goodman, Mississippi 39079

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  8. Itawamba Community College

    602 W Hill St, Fulton, Mississippi 38843-1099

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  9. Jackson State University

    1440 J R Lynch St, Jackson, Mississippi 39217

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  10. Millsaps College

    1701 N State St, Jackson, Mississippi 39210-0001

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  11. University of Mississippi Main Campus

    Oxford, Mississippi, University, Mississippi 38677-1848

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Mississippi University for Women

    1100 College Street, Columbus, Mississippi 39701

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  13. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  14. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  15. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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  17. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  18. Rust College

    150 Rust Ave, Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635

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  19. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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  20. Tougaloo College

    500 W County Line Rd, Tougaloo, Mississippi 39174

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  21. William Carey University

    498 Tuscan Ave, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401-5499

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Mississippi 1,500
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Mississippi

1,830 1,530 1,460 1,750 1,500
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, chemistry is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 330 less chemistry professionals working in Mississippi than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of chemistry has shrunk by 18% in Mississippi. This decline is faster than the change in the number of chemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$44,448 $49,783 $48,188 $50,022 $49,422
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
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 Mississippi. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $44,448 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,422 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$31,408
25th percentile
$38,425
50th percentile
$46,755
75th percentile
$59,440
90th percentile
$73,178

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Mississippi, 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 133%

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Biochemistry
$61,090
Biology
$57,902
Chemistry
$49,422
Physics
$85,540

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
7
bachelor
17
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited chemistry schools in Mississippi is increasing. In 2006 there were 129 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in Mississippi and in 2010 there were 144 graduates.

This represents a 12% increase in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. 52% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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