Chemistry in Alabama

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Alabama


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Alabama graduates receive degrees in chemistry. That means an estimated 175 chemists graduate from Alabama's 25 chemistry schools each year.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a chemistry program. It is located in Auburn University. 19 students graduated with a degree in chemistry from Auburn University in 2010. Students at Auburn University paid $7,900 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Alabama with a chemistry program is Birmingham Southern College, which is located in Birmingham. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, Birmingham Southern College graduated 6 students from its chemistry program. The tuition rate at Birmingham Southern College was $27,890 per year.

The third-ranked school in Alabama with a chemistry program is Spring Hill College, which is located in Mobile. In 2010, it was ranked 39th nationwide. 2 students graduated with degree in chemistry from Spring Hill College in 2010. Tuition at Spring Hill College was $26,730 per year.

Cost

Chemistry schools in Alabama, charge students an average tuition of $10,096 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $27,890 per year, or as little as $3,278 per year. In 2010, the following Alabama chemistry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Birmingham Southern College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $27,890 per year
  2. Spring Hill College - located in Mobile, students are charged $26,730 per year
  3. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year

The chemistry schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Jefferson Davis Community College - located in Brewton, students are charged $3,278 per year
  2. John C Calhoun State Community College - located in Tanner, students are charged $3,420 per year
  3. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals - located in Muscle Shoals, students are charged $3,450 per year

A chemistry degree from an Alabama school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Alabama go on to work as a chemist. If you decide to work as a chemist in Alabama, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 570 Alabama chemists as of 2010. In Alabama, the largest numbers of chemists work in the following counties:

  1. Limestone County - 130 chemists
  2. Bibb County - 100 chemists
  3. Baldwin County - 80 chemists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of chemists in Alabama will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 650 chemists working in Alabama.

Salary

A chemist in Alabama makes an average of $69,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Alabama chemists earned as little as less than $35,180 per year or as much as more than $137,300 per year. A chemist in the following Alabama counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Limestone County - $75,010 per year
  2. Baldwin County - $72,690 per year
  3. Mobile County - $68,320 per year

On average, chemists earns the least in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Lee County - $52,440 per year
  2. Bibb County - $65,280 per year
  3. Mobile County - $68,320 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in chemistry. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,987 miles from location Troy University Troy AL 29.8792 73% 29,328
6,083 miles from location The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 39.7481 46% 28,699
5,962 miles from location Auburn University Auburn University AL 74.9047 33% 24,602
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,116 miles from location University of South Alabama Mobile AL 26.3802 51% 14,522
6,051 miles from location John C Calhoun State Community College Tanner AL 9.72355 n/a 11,212
5,981 miles from location Jacksonville State University Jacksonville AL 24.1544 49% 9,351
6,034 miles from location University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville AL 28.4976 58% 7,681
6,086 miles from location University of North Alabama Florence AL 26.2693 54% 7,194
6,009 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
6,030 miles from location Alabama A & M University Normal AL 49.4926 39% 5,327
6,056 miles from location University of West Alabama Livingston AL 24.0532 68% 5,157
6,040 miles from location Samford University Birmingham AL 33.7139 38% 4,658
6,093 miles from location Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals Muscle Shoals AL 15.3568 n/a 4,520
6,053 miles from location Athens State University Athens AL 1.14105 n/a 3,511
6,043 miles from location University of Montevallo Montevallo AL 26.9152 49% 3,044
5,975 miles from location Tuskegee University Tuskegee Institute AL 51.0867 43% 2,931
6,035 miles from location Oakwood University Huntsville AL 23.3068 49% 1,916
6,047 miles from location Miles College Fairfield AL 12.7338 n/a 1,791
6,043 miles from location Birmingham Southern College Birmingham AL 67.9387 28% 1,549
6,114 miles from location Spring Hill College Mobile AL 61.1687 15% 1,521
6,052 miles from location Jefferson Davis Community College Brewton AL 21.1461 n/a 1,433
6,008 miles from location Huntingdon College Montgomery AL 55.3268 31% 1,075
6,001 miles from location Talladega College Talladega AL 11.6081 n/a 700
6,069 miles from location Judson College Marion AL 51.7866 31% 313
 

Curious what studying Chemistry gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemical Technicians + 1,210 $40,640 45.8%
2
Chemical Plant and System Operators + 1,050 $54,130 -9.5%
3
Chemists + 570 $69,020 -13.6%
 

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