Chemistry Schools
In Torrance, California

The city of Torrance 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 Torrance, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Chemistry Certificate
  • Associates degree in Chemistry


Statistics

Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Torrance 5,160
California 22,090

Of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, 5,160 work in Torrance. There has been a 50% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Torrance between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Torrance has increased, overall employment in Torrance has also increased.

Torrance Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
3,450 3,630 4,170 4,820 5,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$49,550 $52,533 $53,825 $52,382 $52,440
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Torrance have increased. Torrance chemistry professionals made $52,440 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Torrance was $49,550 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Torrance is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Torrance

10th percentile
$34,870
25th percentile
$40,600
50th percentile
$49,908
75th percentile
$62,375
90th percentile
$75,248

Torrance chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,908. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,870 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,248 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Torrance

Chemistry
$52,440
Biology
$65,015
Biochemistry
$72,600
Physics
$87,950

On average chemistry professional salaries in Torrance are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Torrance

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Torrance

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Torrance's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Torrance

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Approximately 4 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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