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Chemistry Professors in Illinois

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$77,460 Median Salary
70 Job Openings
  • Chemistry Professors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 1,030 workers employed as Chemistry Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 990 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemistry Professors in IL Employment Trend

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

Chemistry Professors in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 990 jobs for Illinois Chemistry Professors in 2026.

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

What do Chemistry Professors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $42,640 to $131,990 with $77,460 being the median annual salary.

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

Chemistry Professors Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 790 $75,540
St. Louis, MO-IL 90 $75,910
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 50 $70,120

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 130

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