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Chemistry Professors in Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Chemistry Professor?

7.8% Jobs Projection
$83,690 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Pennsylvania?

In 2018, there were 1,430 Chemistry Professors working in the state.

There were 1,440 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 7.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.


Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 130 annual job openings, and a total of 1,650 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $42,040 to $159,820 with $83,690 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Pennsylvania 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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 760 $89,040
Pittsburgh, PA 270 $80,800
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 80 $84,970
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 80 $81,040
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 60 $76,810
Erie, PA 40 $75,740

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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