Chemistry in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Chemistry Programs in Oklahoma


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Oklahoma students graduate with degrees in chemistry. Thus, Oklahoma's 23 chemistry schools put out approximately 176 chemists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a chemistry program is Oklahoma City University, which is located in Oklahoma City. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 7 students graduated with a degree in chemistry from Oklahoma City University in 2010. The tuition rate at Oklahoma City University was $25,760 per year.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a chemistry program is Oklahoma Christian University. Oklahoma Christian University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Edmond. Oklahoma Christian University charged in-state students $17,456 in tuition fees per year.

Saint Gregorys University, which was ranked 38th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a chemistry program. It is located in Shawnee. Saint Gregorys University charged in-state students $17,516 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Chemistry schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $10,080 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $28,735 per year, or as little as $2,400 per year. The Oklahoma chemistry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oklahoma City University - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $25,760 per year
  3. Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year

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

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Northern Oklahoma College - located in Tonkawa, students are charged $2,526 per year
  3. Murray State College - located in Tishomingo, students are charged $2,990 per year

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

Most people who graduate from chemistry school in Oklahoma go on to work as a chemist. 470 chemists were working in Oklahoma in 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of chemists are:

  1. Creek County - 130 chemists
  2. Canadian County - 120 chemists
  3. Cherokee County - 80 chemists

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 400 chemists will be working in Oklahoma state. This would require the number of chemists to grow by 10%.

Salary

A chemist in Oklahoma earns $70,500 per year on average. But, salaries for chemists can vary. In 2010, chemists made as little as less than $31,780 per year or as much as more than $141,710 per year in Oklahoma. On average a chemist earns the most in the following Oklahoma counties:

  1. Cherokee County - $96,610 per year
  2. Canadian County - $61,040 per year
  3. Creek County - $57,880 per year

A chemist in the following counties in Oklahoma make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Creek County - $57,880 per year
  2. Canadian County - $61,040 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $96,610 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in chemistry in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physics or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chemists 470 $70,500 27.0%
2
Chemical Technicians 430 $38,970 13.2%
3
Chemical Plant and System Operators 60 $45,070 -64.7%
 

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