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Chemistry Professors in Tennessee

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

9.1% Jobs Projection
$68,940 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Tennessee?

In Tennessee, there were 430 people working as Chemistry Professors in the year 2018.

There were 410 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.


Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Chemistry Professors job openings in Tennessee, and 600 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Chemistry Professors Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $40,320 to $125,420 with $68,940 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Tennessee 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
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 200 $76,350

Top States for Chemistry Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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