Chemistry Schools
In Portland, Oregon

There are 5 chemistry schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. The trends in Portland's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Chemistry Employment

Portland 1,250
Oregon 1,430

Exactly 1,250 of Oregon's 1,430 chemistry professionals work in Portland. The number of chemistry professionals in Portland has grown by 95% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Chemistry employment growth

1,120 1,190 1,590 1,440 1,430
640 560 990 890 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$45,543 $45,440 $45,153 $46,050 $47,165
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of chemistry professionals in Portland has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have also increased. Portland chemistry professionals made $47,165 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Portland was $45,543 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$30,352
25th percentile
$36,950
50th percentile
$47,478
75th percentile
$55,755
90th percentile
$65,670

Portland chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,478. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,352 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 116% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Portland

Chemistry
$47,165
Biology
$58,812
Biochemistry
$61,810
Physics
$107,730

Portland chemistry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Portland

5

There are 5 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Portland's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Portland's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
39
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total44

Approximately 44 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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