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Chemistry Schools
In Rochester, New York

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 5 chemistry schools in Rochester. The trends in Rochester'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

Rochester Vs. New York Chemistry Employment

Rochester 580
New York 9,340

Exactly 580 of New York's 9,340 chemistry professionals work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 24% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the number of chemistry professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Chemistry employment growth

10,210 11,130 10,430 10,010 9,340
760 790 670 730 580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$49,100 $50,075 $46,390 $50,968 $53,947
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Rochester have increased. In 2010 Rochester chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,947. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Rochester made an average salary of $49,100 per year. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Rochester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Rochester

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

Chemistry professionals in Rochester make a median yearly salary of $50,497. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 153%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $31,737 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Rochester


Chemistry professional salaries in Rochester are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Rochester


There are 5 accredited chemistry schools in the city. Many of Rochester's chemistry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Chemistry Programs Offered In Rochester


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

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 91 students completed chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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