Chemistry Schools In West Virginia

In West Virginia, there are 16 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in West Virginia, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Alderson Broaddus College

    101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, West Virginia 26416-2035

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  2. Bethany College in Bethany

    Bethany, West Virginia 26032

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  3. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

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  4. Concord University

    100 Vermillion Street, Athens, West Virginia 24712

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  5. Davis & Elkins College

    100 Campus Dr, Elkins, West Virginia 26241-3996

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  6. Fairmont State University

    1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554-2470

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  7. Glenville State College

    200 High Street, Glenville, West Virginia 26351-1292

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  8. Marshall University

    1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

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  9. Shepherd University

    301 N. King St, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-3210

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  10. West Virginia State University

    Rte 25, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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  11. West Liberty University

    Route 88, West Liberty, West Virginia 26074

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  12. West Virginia University Institute of Technology

    405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, West Virginia 25136

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  13. West Virginia Wesleyan College

    59 College Ave, Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-2994

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  14. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

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  15. Wheeling Jesuit University

    316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

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  16. Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

    103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Chemistry Employment

West Virginia 1,540
National 212,310

Approximately 1% of the country's chemistry professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In West Virginia

2,680 3,040 2,490 2,350 1,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a shrinking field in West Virginia. In 2010 there were 1,140 less chemistry professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. Thus, in West Virginia, this field has shrunk by 43% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for chemistry professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of chemistry professionals working around the nation.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in West Virginia

$47,195 $44,328 $47,010 $48,392 $48,185
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of chemistry professionals is declining, the salaries earned by chemistry professionals are increasing. Chemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,195 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,185 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$32,932
25th percentile
$38,630
50th percentile
$45,662
75th percentile
$55,562
90th percentile
$68,538

Thus, there was a 2% growth in chemistry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Biochemistry
$62,615
Biology
$55,507
Chemistry
$48,185

In West Virginia, chemistry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
1
bachelor
15
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
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As the number of chemistry professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited chemistry schools in West Virginia state is increasing. In 2006 there were 101 chemistry graduates from chemistry courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 144 graduates.

Thus there was a 43% percent increase in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia. A majority of these graduates, or 79%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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