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Chemistry Professors in North Carolina

Want to work in North Carolina as a Chemistry Professor? Read this first!

9.6% Jobs Projection
$71,450 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in North Carolina?

There were approximately 960 workers employed as Chemistry Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,110 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 150 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemistry Professors in NC Employment Trend

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

Chemistry Professors in NC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. NC

North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 1,030 jobs for North Carolina 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $44,510 to $144,500 with $71,450 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Chemistry Professors Earnings: NC vs. National Average

Top North Carolina 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
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 300 $96,110
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 150 $63,680
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 130 $64,710
Greensboro-High Point, NC 90 $62,070
Asheville, NC 30 $64,430
Fayetteville, NC 30 $60,550

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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Occupation NC Employment Total
Physics Postsecondary Professors 440
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 330
Environmental Science Professors 140


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