Chemistry Schools In Oregon

Chemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 15 accredited chemistry schools in Oregon. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Oregon, 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. Concordia University in Portland

    2811 NE Holman Street, Portland, Oregon 97211-6099

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  2. Eastern Oregon University

    One University Blvd, La Grande, Oregon 97850

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  3. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  4. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  5. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  6. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  9. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  10. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  11. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  12. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  13. Treasure Valley Community College

    650 College Blvd, Ontario, Oregon 97914

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  14. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  15. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Oregon 1,430
National 212,310

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

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Oregon

1,120 1,190 1,590 1,440 1,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, chemistry is a growing field. There were 310 more chemistry professionals working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of chemistry has grown by 28% in Oregon. 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 Oregon

$44,005 $43,810 $45,192 $46,785 $47,892
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of chemistry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by chemistry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $44,005 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,892 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$30,288
25th percentile
$37,420
50th percentile
$47,385
75th percentile
$57,305
90th percentile
$67,178

Thus, there was a 8% growth in chemistry professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Oregon

Biochemistry
$59,723
Biology
$61,922
Chemistry
$47,892
Physics
$103,290

In Oregon, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
16
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
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The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited chemistry schools in Oregon is increasing. In Oregon, there were 214 graduates in 2006. And there were 219 graduates from chemistry courses in 2010.

This represents a 2% increase in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. Most of these graduates, or 70%, earned an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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