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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
5.33% 5.33%
0.42% -
-0.43% -
- -

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
San Antonio-New Braunfels
Beaumont-Port Arthur
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
Corpus Christi
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
Fort Worth-Arlington
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
El Paso
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
College Station-Bryan

See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.