Chemistry Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 3 chemistry schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in Seattle, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Chemistry Employment

Seattle 1,250
Washington 4,060

Exactly 1,250 of the 4,060 chemistry professionals employed in Washington State, work in Seattle. There has been a 24% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Seattle between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Chemistry employment growth

2,820 2,980 3,170 3,180 4,060
1,010 1,080 1,220 1,010 1,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$48,030 $50,623 $49,977 $50,853 $49,980
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $49,980 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Seattle was $48,030 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$31,260
25th percentile
$39,357
50th percentile
$47,770
75th percentile
$59,390
90th percentile
$72,643

Chemistry professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $47,770. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,643 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Seattle

Chemistry
$49,980
Biology
$63,776
Biochemistry
$69,747
Physics
$113,730

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Seattle

3

There are 3 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Seattle's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Seattle's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
117
master
21
doctor
27
Certificate
0
Total165

In 2010 approximately 165 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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