Chemists in New York
Is New York a good place for you to work as a Chemist?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Chemists in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Chemists in New York is growing faster than average.
Chemists in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Chemists Work in New York?
There were approximately 3,360 workers employed as Chemists in this state in 2018.
There were 3,780 Chemists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 730 Chemists working in it, which means New York has more Chemists than average.
Job Projections for New York
Jobs for Chemists in this state are growing at a rate of 12.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.5%.
New York Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 460 annual job openings, and a total of 4,830 jobs for New York Chemists in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 8,600 annual jobs and 94,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Chemists Make in New York?
In 2018 wages for Chemists ranged from $45,990 to $132,640 with $76,750 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.11 to $63.77. The median hourly rate was $36.9.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.79 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.11.
The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New York Metros for Chemists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chemists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||7,960||$86,160|
|Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY||260||$72,050|
Top States for Chemists Employment
The table below shows the states where most Chemists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Chemists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$124,710|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a Chemist Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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