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Chemistry Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

The city of Springfield 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 Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in chemistry includes chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Chemistry Employment

Springfield 50
Illinois 8,650

Of the 8,650 chemistry professionals employed in Illinois, 50 work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, in Springfield, there has been a 44% decline in the number of chemistry professionals. As the number of chemistry professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Chemistry employment growth

8,680 7,220 7,890 6,330 8,650
90 50 60 60 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$44,650 $47,420 $51,820 $51,990 $52,970
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for chemistry professionals in Springfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,970 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Springfield. Chemistry professionals in Springfield made a yearly average salary of $44,650, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of chemistry professionals in Springfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Springfield

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

Chemistry professionals in Springfield earn a median salary of $58,410 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,570 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $72,720 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Springfield


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Springfield


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Springfield


There is one degree and certificate program in chemistry offered by Springfield's chemistry school.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Springfield


Approximately 6 students graduated from chemistry courses in 2010.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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