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Chemistry Schools
In San Mateo, California

The city of San Mateo has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the chemistry academic community in San Mateo, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Mateo Vs. California Chemistry Employment

San Mateo 1,890
California 22,090

Exactly 1,890 of the 22,090 chemistry professionals employed in California, work in San Mateo. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Mateo, there has been a 60% growth in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in San Mateo has increased, overall employment in San Mateo has also increased.

San Mateo Vs. California Chemistry employment growth

19,550 20,880 22,330 21,750 22,090
1,180 1,720 1,930 2,090 1,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Mateo

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in San Mateo

$57,427 $61,250 $61,985 $62,595 $64,883
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in San Mateo
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Mateo

As the number of chemistry professionals in San Mateo has grown, salaries for chemistry professionals have also increased. San Mateo chemistry professionals made $64,883 per year, on average, in 2010. Chemistry professionals in San Mateo made a yearly average salary of $57,427, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Mateo.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in San Mateo

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Chemistry professionals make a median salary of $61,975 per year in San Mateo. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 119%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,362 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,972 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in San Mateo


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in San Mateo


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In San Mateo


San Mateo's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In San Mateo


Approximately 2 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in San Mateo, California

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