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Chemistry Schools In Delaware

In Delaware, there are 3 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in chemistry training at the following levels:


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Delaware 2,840
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Delaware

2,000 2,390 2,630 3,140 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a growing field in Delaware. In 2010 there were 840 more chemistry professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. This represents a 42% growth in the field. This growth 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 Delaware

$57,113 $57,338 $58,285 $59,482 $59,180
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Delaware. Chemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,113 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,180 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Delaware

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This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Delaware state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Delaware


Chemistry professionals in Delaware earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


As the number of chemistry professionals is increasing in Delaware state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited chemistry schools in Delaware state is also increasing. In Delaware, there were 61 graduates in 2006. And there were 70 graduates from chemistry courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of chemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. 43% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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