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Chemistry Schools
In Los Angeles, California

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 8 chemistry schools in Los Angeles. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Chemistry Employment

Los Angeles 5,160
California 22,090

Exactly 5,160 of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. There has been a 50% growth in the number of chemistry professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of chemistry professionals in Los Angeles has increased, overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
3,450 3,630 4,170 4,820 5,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$49,550 $52,533 $53,825 $52,382 $52,440
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of chemistry professionals in Los Angeles has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have also increased. Los Angeles chemistry professionals made $52,440 per year, on average, in 2010. Chemistry professionals in Los Angeles made a yearly average salary of $49,550, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Los Angeles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Chemistry professionals in Los Angeles make a median yearly salary of $49,908. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,870 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $75,248 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Los Angeles


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Los Angeles


There are 8 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by Los Angeles' chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Los Angeles


Approximately 222 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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