Chemistry Schools
In Washington, Pennsylvania

The city of Washington 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 Washington, which includes chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Washington 2,200
Pennsylvania 10,160

Of the 10,160 chemistry professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 2,200 work in Washington. There has been a 15% decline in the number of chemistry professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry employment growth

12,920 12,330 12,820 11,460 10,160
2,590 1,390 1,600 2,070 2,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Washington

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Washington

$48,253 $51,298 $51,158 $49,540 $49,263
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Washington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington

In Washington, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,263 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Washington. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Washington was $48,253 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Washington

10th percentile
$32,608
25th percentile
$38,392
50th percentile
$46,488
75th percentile
$59,675
90th percentile
$71,032

Washington chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,488. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,608 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,032 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Washington

Biology
$48,355
Chemistry
$49,263
Biochemistry
$69,803
Physics
$97,530

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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Washington

1

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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Washington

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in chemistry offered by Washington's chemistry school.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Washington

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total17

Approximately 17 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Washington, Pennsylvania

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