Chemistry Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there are 10 chemistry schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Philadelphia 4,620
Pennsylvania 10,160

Exactly 4,620 of Pennsylvania's 10,160 chemistry professionals work in Philadelphia. There has been a 19% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry employment growth

12,920 12,330 12,820 11,460 10,160
5,700 6,100 6,030 5,450 4,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$49,353 $53,150 $55,188 $57,440 $56,008
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Philadelphia chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,008. Chemistry professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $49,353, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Philadelphia

10th percentile
$35,320
25th percentile
$42,322
50th percentile
$53,500
75th percentile
$68,348
90th percentile
$82,762

Chemistry professionals in Philadelphia earn a median salary of $53,500 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 134% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Chemistry
$56,008
Biology
$65,815
Biochemistry
$82,363
Physics
$99,590

On average chemistry professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Philadelphia

10

Many of Philadelphia's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
3
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total15

There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Philadelphia's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Philadelphia

associate
0
bachelor
114
master
47
doctor
36
Certificate
0
Total197

In 2010 approximately 197 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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