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Chemistry Professors in Oregon

Considering a career as a Chemistry Professor in Oregon?

10.5% Jobs Projection
$88,260 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Oregon?

310 people worked as Chemistry Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 250 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemistry Professors in OR Employment Trend

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

Chemistry Professors in OR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. OR

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 210 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 Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $55,520 to $154,190 with $88,260 being the median annual salary.

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

Chemistry Professors Earnings: OR vs. National Average

Top Oregon 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 190 $81,490

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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