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
$35,890
25th Percentile Wage
$42,510
50th Percentile Wage
$50,070
75th Percentile Wage
$63,190
90th Percentile Wage
$80,960

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 $80,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid chemists is $35,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,070-5.29%-9.41%
201552,720-2.20%-
201453,880-5.05%-
201356,6003.22%-
201254,780--

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 $66,300. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,270). For detailed chemists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Local government owned
$66,300
Educational Services - State government owned
$50,270
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$50,270
Educational Services
$50,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,040
Educational Services - Privately owned
$49,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,270

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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