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Chemistry Professors in Washington

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

20.0% Jobs Projection
$61,610 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Chemistry Professors Work in Washington?

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

There were 600 Chemistry Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chemistry Professors in WA Employment Trend

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

Chemistry Professors in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Chemistry Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.

Job Projections for Chemistry Professors: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 600 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for Chemistry Professors ranged from $44,110 to $109,930 with $61,610 being the median annual salary.

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

Chemistry Professors Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 280 $64,460
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 190 $81,490
Bellingham, WA 30 $64,270

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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