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Chemistry Schools
In Lake Forest, Illinois

In Lake Forest, there is only one chemistry school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Lake Forest, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Lake Forest Vs. Illinois Chemistry Employment

Lake Forest 590
Illinois 8,650

Exactly 590 of the 8,650 chemistry professionals employed in Illinois, work in Lake Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lake Forest, there has been a 25% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the number of chemistry professionals in Lake Forest has decreased, overall employment in Lake Forest has increased.

Lake Forest Vs. Illinois Chemistry employment growth

8,680 7,220 7,890 6,330 8,650
790 790 410 390 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Lake Forest

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Lake Forest

$43,428 $46,798 $54,537 $59,470 $61,470
$42,720 $45,070 $47,120 $47,670 $48,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Lake Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lake Forest

As the number of chemistry professionals in Lake Forest has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 Lake Forest chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,470. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in Lake Forest was $43,428 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Lake Forest.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Lake Forest

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Lake Forest chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $59,105. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,085 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 127% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Lake Forest


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Lake Forest


There is only one accredited chemistry school in the city. Many of Lake Forest's chemistry professionals are graduates of this school.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Lake Forest


Lake Forest's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Lake Forest


Approximately 7 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Lake Forest, Illinois

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