Chemistry Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 6 chemistry schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Chemistry Employment

New Orleans 1,880
Louisiana 6,670

Exactly 1,880 of Louisiana's 6,670 chemistry professionals work in New Orleans. There has been a 28% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in New Orleans between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in New Orleans has decreased, overall employment in New Orleans has increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Chemistry employment growth

8,590 7,610 7,450 7,530 6,670
2,610 2,060 1,930 2,290 1,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$54,623 $56,358 $56,405 $54,322 $54,380
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of chemistry professionals in New Orleans has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,380 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in New Orleans. The average salary for chemistry professionals in New Orleans was $54,623 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in New Orleans.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in New Orleans

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Chemistry professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $53,070. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,405 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 147% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in New Orleans


Chemistry professional salaries in New Orleans are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in New Orleans


There are 6 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In New Orleans


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by New Orleans' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 76 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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