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Chemistry Schools
In Lake Charles, Louisiana

The city of Lake Charles has only one school 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 Lake Charles, which encompasses chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Chemistry Employment

Lake Charles 1,190
Louisiana 6,670

Of the 6,670 chemistry professionals employed in Louisiana, 1,190 work in Lake Charles. The number of chemistry professionals in Lake Charles has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Lake Charles has decreased, overall employment in Lake Charles has also decreased.

Lake Charles Vs. Louisiana Chemistry employment growth

8,590 7,610 7,450 7,530 6,670
1,410 1,780 1,540 1,400 1,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Charles

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Lake Charles

$56,743 $61,010 $65,397 $68,433 $67,717
$32,170 $33,700 $34,930 $35,940 $36,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Lake Charles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Charles

In Lake Charles, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 chemistry professionals in Lake Charles reportedly earned an average salary of $67,717 per year. Chemistry professionals in Lake Charles made a yearly average salary of $56,743, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Charles.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Lake Charles

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90th percentile

Lake Charles chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,383. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $48,043 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $89,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Lake Charles


On average chemistry professional salaries in Lake Charles are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Lake Charles


Many of Lake Charles' chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Lake Charles


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Lake Charles' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Lake Charles


Approximately 21 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Lake Charles, Louisiana

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