Chemistry in Nevada

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Nevada


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Nevada receive chemistry degrees every year. Thus, Nevada's 4 chemistry schools put out approximately 33 chemists each year.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which is located in Las Vegas, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a chemistry program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 17 students graduated from University of Nevada-Las Vegas' chemistry program. Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada that has a chemistry program is University of Nevada-Reno. University of Nevada-Reno, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Reno. 12 students graduated with degree in chemistry from University of Nevada-Reno in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Nevada-Reno was $5,561 per year.

College of Southern Nevada, which is located in Las Vegas, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a chemistry program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated 3 students from its chemistry programs. College of Southern Nevada charged in-state students $2,243 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Chemistry schools in Nevada, charge students an average tuition of $3,964 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $5,808 per year, or as little as $2,243 per year. In 2010, the chemistry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nevada were:

  1. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year
  3. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Nevada chemistry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Western Nevada College - located in Carson City, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

A chemistry degree from a Nevada school... what next?

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Nevada go on to work as a chemist. 270 chemists were working in Nevada in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Nevada chemists:

  1. Clark County - 110 chemists
  2. Pinal County - 80 chemists
  3. Elko County - 70 chemists

Salary

A chemist in Nevada earns $76,370 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. chemists in Nevada had varying salaries from $46,960 to $117,270 per year in 2010. The following counties in Nevada have the highest average salaries for chemists:

  1. Clark County - $87,540 per year
  2. Elko County - $78,280 per year
  3. Pinal County - $64,360 per year

The following counties in Nevada have the lowest average salaries for chemists:

  1. Pinal County - $64,360 per year
  2. Elko County - $78,280 per year
  3. Clark County - $87,540 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Chemistry in Nevada
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry in Nevada
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry in Nevada
  • Doctoral Degree in Chemistry in Nevada

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
 

Curious what studying Chemistry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemical Technicians + 960 $40,690 104.3%
2
Chemists + 270 $76,370 -6.9%
3
Chemical Plant and System Operators + 140 $50,540
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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