Chemistry Schools
In San Luis Obispo, California

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 2 chemistry schools in San Luis Obispo. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in San Luis Obispo, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Chemistry Employment

San Luis Obispo 40
California 22,090

Exactly 40 of California's 22,090 chemistry professionals work in San Luis Obispo. The number of chemistry professionals in San Luis Obispo has shrunk by 0% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in San Luis Obispo has decreased, overall employment in San Luis Obispo has also decreased.

San Luis Obispo Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
40 40 80 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Luis Obispo

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in San Luis Obispo

$33,090 $34,730 $66,585 No data $38,080
$38,580 $39,290 $41,410 $43,470 $44,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in San Luis Obispo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Luis Obispo

In San Luis Obispo, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. San Luis Obispo chemistry professionals made $38,080 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in San Luis Obispo was $33,090 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Luis Obispo.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in San Luis Obispo

10th percentile
$24,610
25th percentile
$26,490
50th percentile
$29,620
75th percentile
$49,070
90th percentile
$57,230

Chemistry professionals in San Luis Obispo earn a median salary of $29,620 per year. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 133%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in San Luis Obispo

Chemistry
$38,080
Biology
$60,505
Biochemistry
$73,100

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in San Luis Obispo

2

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In San Luis Obispo

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by San Luis Obispo's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In San Luis Obispo

associate
4
bachelor
17
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total23

Approximately 23 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in San Luis Obispo, California

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