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Chemistry Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

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


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Chemistry Employment

Des Moines 170
Iowa 2,320

Exactly 170 of the 2,320 chemistry professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. The number of chemistry professionals in Des Moines has grown by 42% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for chemistry professionals in Des Moines has increased, overall employment in Des Moines has also increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Chemistry employment growth

2,110 2,090 2,360 2,420 2,320
120 190 210 170 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$48,355 $42,123 $41,947 $35,400 $39,510
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Des Moines have decreased. Des Moines chemistry professionals made $39,510 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Des Moines made an average salary of $48,355 per year. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in Des Moines is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Des Moines

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Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $37,760 per year in Des Moines. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,820 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $52,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Des Moines


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Des Moines


Many of Des Moines' chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Des Moines


There is one degree and certificate program in chemistry offered by Des Moines' chemistry school.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 6 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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