Chemistry Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

There are 2 chemistry schools in River Forest for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of River Forest, which encompasses chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Chemistry Employment

River Forest 5,190
Illinois 8,650

Exactly 5,190 of Illinois' 8,650 chemistry professionals work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for chemistry professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Chemistry employment growth

8,680 7,220 7,890 6,330 8,650
5,320 4,300 4,960 4,840 5,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$50,443 $52,225 $53,463 $51,820 $53,460
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

Salaries for chemistry professionals in River Forest have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in River Forest reportedly earned an average salary of $53,460 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in River Forest made an average salary of $50,443 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in River Forest is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in River Forest

10th percentile
$31,458
25th percentile
$40,300
50th percentile
$51,742
75th percentile
$65,172
90th percentile
$78,000

River Forest chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $51,742. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 148%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,458 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in River Forest

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Physics
$132,230

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in River Forest

2

Many of River Forest's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by River Forest's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In River Forest

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

In 2010 approximately 4 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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