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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment70
Mean wage$89,959
Entry wage$68,665
10th percentile wage$65,180
50th percentile wage$78,521
90th percentile wage$126,506
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services70100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services7078,521
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary (25-1052)
Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of both teaching and research. Exclude "Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1042) who teach biochemistry.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$78520.98 $62956.73  $15564.25
2016$76683.52+2.4%$61483.48 +2.4%$15200.03
2015$75213.54+2.0%$60304.89 +2.0%$14908.66
2014$73804.82+1.9%$59175.40 +1.9%$14629.42
2013$72396.10+1.9%$58045.91 +1.9%$14350.19
2012$70987.38+2.0%$56916.42 +2.0%$14070.96
2011$69884.90+1.6%$56032.47 +1.6%$13852.43
2010$68659.92+1.8%$55050.31 +1.8%$13609.61
2009$67924.94+1.1%$54461.01 +1.1%$13463.93
2008$65903.72+3.1%$52840.44 +3.1%$13063.29
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$78520.98 $45076.95  $33444.03
2016$76683.52+2.4%$43636.46 +3.3%$33047.06
2015$75213.54+2.0%$42722.97 +2.1%$32490.57
2014$73804.82+1.9%$41809.49 +2.2%$31995.34
2013$72396.10+1.9%$40966.27 +2.1%$31429.83
2012$70987.38+2.0%$40263.59 +1.7%$30723.79
2011$69884.90+1.6%$39631.18 +1.6%$30253.72
2010$68659.92+1.8%$38963.63 +1.7%$29696.29
2009$67924.94+1.1%$38436.62 +1.4%$29488.32
2008$65903.72+3.1%$37452.87 +2.6%$28450.86
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$82,09280
North Central$76,98360
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
South Central$82,09280
North Central$76,98360
Wages in other areas
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