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Chemistry Schools
In Irvine, California

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 3 chemistry schools in Irvine. The trends in Irvine's chemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Irvine Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Irvine 2,100
California 22,090

Exactly 2,100 of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, work in Irvine. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Irvine has shrunk by 3%. As the number of chemistry professionals in Irvine has decreased, overall employment in Irvine has also decreased.

Irvine Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
2,160 2,380 2,070 1,950 2,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Irvine

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Irvine

$41,873 $49,840 $57,395 $52,368 $52,193
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Irvine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Irvine

In Irvine, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Irvine reportedly earned an average salary of $52,193 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Irvine made an average salary of $41,873 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Irvine is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Irvine

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Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $51,260 per year in Irvine. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,248 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Irvine


On average chemistry professional salaries in Irvine are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Irvine


There are 3 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Irvine's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Irvine


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Irvine's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Irvine


In 2010 approximately 182 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Irvine, California

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