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Chemistry Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

The city of Wilkes-Barre has only one school where chemistry faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in chemistry in the city of Wilkes-Barre, which encompasses chemistry training at the chemistry bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry Employment

Wilkes-Barre 140
Pennsylvania 10,160

Exactly 140 of the 10,160 chemistry professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk by 18%. Overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Chemistry employment growth

12,920 12,330 12,820 11,460 10,160
170 220 200 100 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Chemistry VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$41,145 $44,940 $43,000 $35,555 $37,480
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

As the number of chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre has shrunk, salaries for chemistry professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,480 per year was earned by chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre. Four years earlier in 2006, chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $41,145 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre

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Chemistry professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $34,735. The difference in pay between the chemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 80%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,375 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,955 per year.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre


Chemistry professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Chemistry schools in Wilkes-Barre


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

Chemistry Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre


There is one degree and certificate program in chemistry offered by Wilkes-Barre's chemistry school.

Student Completed Chemistry Degrees In Wilkes-Barre


In 2010 approximately 2 students graduated from chemistry courses.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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