Chemistry Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 8 chemistry schools in Pittsburgh. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Pittsburgh, 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

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Pittsburgh 2,200
Pennsylvania 10,160

Exactly 2,200 of the 10,160 chemistry professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 15%. As the number of chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry employment growth

12,920 12,330 12,820 11,460 10,160
2,590 1,390 1,600 2,070 2,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$48,253 $51,298 $51,158 $49,540 $49,263
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. Pittsburgh chemistry professionals made $49,263 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh was $48,253 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$32,608
25th percentile
$38,392
50th percentile
$46,488
75th percentile
$59,675
90th percentile
$71,032

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $46,488 per year in Pittsburgh. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,608 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 118% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Biology
$48,355
Chemistry
$49,263
Biochemistry
$69,803
Physics
$97,530

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Pittsburgh

8

Many of Pittsburgh's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
2
bachelor
7
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total15

Pittsburgh's chemistry schools offer 15 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
23
bachelor
136
master
17
doctor
38
Certificate
0
Total214

In 2010 approximately 214 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are in the process of collecting data for the number of chemistry faculty, growth in the field of chemistry academia and chemistry faculty salaries in Pittsburgh. Please enter your information in the form below if you are involved in teaching chemistry courses to students at the associates degree in chemistry, bachelors degree in chemistry, masters degree in chemistry, and doctoral degree in chemistry levels. This will help us build a valuable free database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of chemistry in Pittsburgh. All information you submit will be anonymous. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.

Schools

Career Index

Your free online education database