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Chemistry Schools
In West Columbia, South Carolina

There is only one chemistry school in West Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry education in West Columbia, which includes chemistry training at the chemistry certificate level.


Professional Trends

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Chemistry Employment

West Columbia 1,160
South Carolina 4,530

Exactly 1,160 of the 4,530 chemistry professionals employed in South Carolina, work in West Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Columbia, there has been a 263% growth in the number of chemistry professionals. As the employment for chemistry professionals in West Columbia has increased, overall employment in West Columbia has also increased.

West Columbia Vs. South Carolina Chemistry employment growth

4,840 5,000 5,120 4,400 4,530
320 1,230 1,420 1,250 1,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: West Columbia

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in West Columbia

$47,823 $44,333 $45,660 $46,855 $46,858
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in West Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Columbia

In West Columbia, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. West Columbia chemistry professionals made $46,858 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for chemistry professionals in West Columbia was $47,823 per year. The decline in the salary of chemistry professionals in West Columbia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in West Columbia

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Chemistry professionals in West Columbia earn a median salary of $45,552 per year. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,470 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 114% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in West Columbia


West Columbia chemistry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in West Columbia


Many of West Columbia's chemistry professionals are graduates of the only accredited chemistry school in the city.

Chemistry Programs Offered In West Columbia


West Columbia's chemistry school offers one chemistry degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In West Columbia


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in West Columbia, South Carolina

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