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Chemistry Professors in Florida

Considering a career as a Chemistry Professor in Florida?

14.3% Jobs Projection
$86,330 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Chemistry Professors in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Chemistry Professors in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Chemistry Professors in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Florida?

In 2018, there were 800 Chemistry Professors working in the state.

There were 710 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemistry Professors in FL Employment Trend

The typical state has 280 Chemistry Professors working in it, which means Florida has more Chemistry Professors than average.

Chemistry Professors in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 1,120 total jobs in 2026 for Chemistry Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,300 annual jobs and 28,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chemistry Professors Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $49,150 to $173,590 with $86,330 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chemistry Professors Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida Metros for Chemistry Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chemistry Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 250 n/a
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 140 $98,050
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 120 $86,360
Jacksonville, FL 30 $61,370

Top States for Chemistry Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Chemistry Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,270 $90,220
Texas 1,700 $79,220
California 1,570 $105,850
Pennsylvania 1,430 $83,690
Illinois 1,030 $77,460
North Carolina 960 $71,450
Massachusetts 870 $93,350
Ohio 850 $81,120
New Jersey 830 $0
Virginia 820 $67,070
Florida 800 $86,330
Washington 570 $61,610
Michigan 500 $87,200
Tennessee 430 $68,940
Colorado 410 $76,180
Wisconsin 400 $68,960
Minnesota 380 $75,390
Indiana 370 $78,540
Missouri 360 $77,820
Connecticut 360 $75,590

Below are the states where Chemistry Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $105,850
New Hampshire $95,270
Massachusetts $93,350
Rhode Island $92,010
New York $90,220
Oregon $88,260
Michigan $87,200
Kansas $86,460
Florida $86,330
Pennsylvania $83,690

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Environmental Science Professors 110

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