Chemistry Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 8 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 Washington, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Chemistry Employment

Washington DC 1,860
Washington DC 400

Exactly 1,860 of the 400 chemistry professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. There has been a 21% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Chemistry employment growth

780 670 510 330 400
2,350 2,250 2,330 2,180 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$61,450 $61,633 $66,533 $67,227 $67,567
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Washington chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,567. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Washington was $61,450 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$43,120
25th percentile
$54,447
50th percentile
$67,380
75th percentile
$79,113
90th percentile
$95,440

Chemistry professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $67,380. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,120 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $95,440 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Chemistry
$67,567
Biochemistry
$80,410
Biology
$86,148
Physics
$122,220

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Washington DC

8

Many of Washington's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited chemistry schools in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total14

There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Washington's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
53
master
8
doctor
18
Certificate
2
Total81

In 2010 approximately 81 students completed chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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