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Chemistry Professors in New York

Considering a career as a Chemistry Professor in New York?

17.7% Jobs Projection
$90,220 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 2,270 Chemistry Professors working in the state.

There were 2,140 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 17.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 340 annual job openings, and 4,050 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 New York?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $49,030 to $170,410 with $90,220 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,930 $93,750
Rochester, NY 190 $60,630
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 180 $83,510
Syracuse, NY 130 $81,020
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 130 $92,940

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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