Chemistry Schools
In Sacramento, California

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 2 chemistry schools in Sacramento. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Sacramento, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Chemistry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Sacramento 980
California 22,090

Exactly 980 of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, in Sacramento, there has been a 4% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
1,020 780 1,380 1,080 980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$48,547 $47,950 $52,618 $52,852 $57,455
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of chemistry professionals in Sacramento has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Sacramento reportedly earned an average salary of $57,455 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Sacramento made an average salary of $48,547 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Sacramento

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $53,860 per year in Sacramento. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 144%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,065 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,162 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Sacramento


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Sacramento


There are 2 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Sacramento


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

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 36 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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