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Chemists Salary Information in Odessa, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chemists in Odessa, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chemists in Odessa is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chemists in Odessa, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,070
25th Percentile Wage
$36,890
50th Percentile Wage
$49,870
75th Percentile Wage
$66,290
90th Percentile Wage
$81,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemists in Odessa, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $30,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chemists from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,870
5.33% 5.33%
2016
$47,210
0.42% -
2015
$47,010
-0.43% -
2012
$47,210
- -

Table 3. Compare Chemists Salary in Odessa with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,870 in Odessa is in the middle of salary range for chemists in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of chemists in Odessa is 50.5 percent (50.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area and 5.7 percent (5.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying College Station-Bryan.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$100,660
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$88,540
Waco
$82,850
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$81,850
Longview
$81,460
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,000
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$75,570
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$75,250
Corpus Christi
$74,700
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$71,030
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$69,460
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,780
Midland
$60,590
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,280
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$55,310
El Paso
$55,130
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$51,560
Lubbock
$51,120
Odessa
$49,870
College Station-Bryan
$47,040



See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.