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Chemistry Schools
In West Lafayette, Indiana

The city of West Lafayette has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The trends in West Lafayette'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

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Chemistry Employment

West Lafayette 130
Indiana 6,080

Of the 6,080 chemistry professionals employed in Indiana, 130 work in West Lafayette. Between 2006 and 2010, in West Lafayette, there has been a 160% growth in the number of chemistry professionals. Overall employment in West Lafayette has also increased.

West Lafayette Vs. Indiana Chemistry employment growth

5,580 6,680 6,210 6,680 6,080
50 160 240 220 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: West Lafayette

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in West Lafayette

$60,747 $51,470 $49,650 $48,270 $50,250
$36,230 $36,230 $37,650 $38,460 $39,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in West Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in West Lafayette

In West Lafayette, salaries for chemistry professionals have decreased. In 2010 West Lafayette chemistry professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,250. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in West Lafayette made an average salary of $60,747 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in West Lafayette.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in West Lafayette

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West Lafayette chemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,360. The 10% of chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,580 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $68,590 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in West Lafayette


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

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in West Lafayette


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In West Lafayette


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

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In West Lafayette


In 2010 approximately 121 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in West Lafayette, Indiana

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