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Chemistry Schools
In San Jose, California

Chemistry faculty can choose to work at one of 3 chemistry schools in San Jose. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in San Jose, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Chemistry Employment

San Jose 1,370
California 22,090

Of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, 1,370 work in San Jose. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Jose, there has been a 3% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in San Jose has decreased, overall employment in San Jose has also decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
1,410 1,850 2,110 1,980 1,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$54,343 $54,307 $60,978 $59,503 $62,455
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

In San Jose, salaries for chemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $62,455 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in San Jose. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in San Jose made an average salary of $54,343 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in San Jose

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Chemistry professionals in San Jose make a median yearly salary of $61,792. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,162 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,995 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in San Jose


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in San Jose


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in chemistry offered by San Jose's chemistry schools.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 43 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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