Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Chemistry Professors in Virginia

Find Schools Near

Chemistry Professors in Virginia

Considering a career as a Chemistry Professor in Virginia?

14.5% Jobs Projection
$67,070 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Virginia?

In Virginia, there were 820 people working as Chemistry Professors in the year 2018.

There were 820 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Chemistry Professors in VA Employment Trend

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

Chemistry Professors in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 790 jobs for Virginia 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $38,380 to $131,140 with $67,070 being the median annual salary.

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

Chemistry Professors Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 400 $70,560
Richmond, VA 130 $65,560
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 130 $64,710
Harrisonburg, VA 50 $74,880

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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation VA Employment Total
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 500
Physics Postsecondary Professors 410

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.