Chemistry Schools
In Worcester, Massachusetts

The city of Worcester has 5 schools where chemistry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Worcester, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Chemistry Employment

Worcester 510
Massachusetts 6,660

Of the 6,660 chemistry professionals employed in Massachusetts, 510 work in Worcester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Worcester has grown by 28%. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Worcester has increased, overall employment in Worcester has also increased.

Worcester Vs. Massachusetts Chemistry employment growth

6,730 6,160 6,670 6,210 6,660
400 380 530 540 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Worcester

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Worcester

$56,530 $53,820 $55,240 $54,273 $55,497
$42,280 $43,440 $45,490 $46,790 $48,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Worcester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Worcester

As the number of chemistry professionals in Worcester has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. Worcester chemistry professionals made $55,497 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for chemistry professionals in Worcester was $56,530 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Worcester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Worcester

10th percentile
$39,073
25th percentile
$44,693
50th percentile
$52,833
75th percentile
$66,173
90th percentile
$76,697

Chemistry professionals in Worcester make a median yearly salary of $52,833. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 96%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,073 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $76,697 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Worcester

Chemistry
$55,497
Biology
$62,430
Biochemistry
$69,743

On average chemistry professionals in Worcester earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Worcester.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Worcester

5

There are 5 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Worcester's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Worcester

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total8

Worcester's chemistry schools offer 8 chemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Worcester

associate
0
bachelor
52
master
1
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total58

Approximately 58 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Worcester, Massachusetts

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