Chemists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of chemists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare chemists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Chemists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,630
25th Percentile Wage
$42,490
50th Percentile Wage
$50,020
75th Percentile Wage
$65,570
90th Percentile Wage
$87,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) chemists is $87,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemists is $35,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,020
-0.10% -9.52%
2016
$50,070
-5.29% -
2015
$52,720
-2.20% -
2014
$53,880
-5.05% -
2013
$56,600
3.22% -
2012
$54,780
- -

Compare Chemists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of chemists in seven industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for chemists occupations is the educational services - local government owned industry with an annual salary $57,800. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $49,930). For detailed chemists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$57,800
Educational Services - Privately owned
$50,100
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$50,060
Educational Services
$50,020
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$49,970
Educational Services - State government owned
$49,930
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$49,930

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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