Chemistry Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

The city of Scranton has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Scranton, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Scranton 140
Pennsylvania 10,160

Exactly 140 of the 10,160 chemistry professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Scranton. Between 2006 and 2010, in Scranton, there has been a 18% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Scranton has decreased, overall employment in Scranton has increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry employment growth

12,920 12,330 12,820 11,460 10,160
170 220 200 100 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$41,145 $44,940 $43,000 $35,555 $37,480
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

In Scranton, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,480 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Scranton. Chemistry professionals in Scranton made a yearly average salary of $41,145, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Scranton is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Scranton

10th percentile
$28,375
25th percentile
$30,915
50th percentile
$34,735
75th percentile
$43,285
90th percentile
$50,955

Chemistry professionals in Scranton make a median yearly salary of $34,735. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,375 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 80% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Scranton

Chemistry
$37,480
Biology
$50,025
Biochemistry
$75,295

On average chemistry professionals in Scranton earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Scranton.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Scranton

1

Many of Scranton's chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Scranton

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Scranton's chemistry schools offer 4 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Scranton

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total12

In 2010 approximately 12 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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