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Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Chemists

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Chemists jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Huntsville 240 $83,910
Birmingham 80 $60,610
Hoover 80 $60,610
Decatur 70 $87,750
Mobile 60 $69,990
Montgomery 40 $57,550
Tuscaloosa 40 $58,740
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 80 $84,840
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Phoenix 420 $74,140
Scottsdale 420 $74,140
Mesa 420 $74,140
Tucson 70 $61,310
Yuma 30 $61,230
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 120 $50,670
North Little Rock 120 $50,670
Little Rock 120 $50,670
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Hayward 3390 $95,980
Oakland 3390 $95,980
San Francisco 3390 $95,980
Anaheim 3000 $68,300
Long Beach 3000 $68,300
Los Angeles 3000 $68,300
San Diego 1440 $70,590
Carlsbad 1440 $70,590
San Jose 800 $100,340
Santa Clara 800 $100,340
Sunnyvale 800 $100,340
Sacramento 440 $64,340
Arden 440 $64,340
Roseville 440 $64,340
Arcade 440 $64,340
Ontario 420 $65,370
San Bernardino 420 $65,370
Riverside 420 $65,370
Santa Rosa 270 $93,040
Santa Maria 180 $61,290
Santa Barbara 180 $61,290
Bakersfield 160 $93,730
Fairfield 140 $97,200
Vallejo 140 $97,200
Fresno 100 $39,770
Arroyo Grande 70 $79,810
San Luis Obispo 70 $79,810
Paso Robles 70 $79,810
Modesto 60 $49,000
Napa 60 $56,660
Watsonville 60 $62,760
Santa Cruz 60 $62,760
Ventura -2222 $62,550
Thousand Oaks -2222 $62,550
Oxnard -2222 $62,550
Redding -2222 $82,650
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lakewood 990 $78,190
Denver 990 $78,190
Aurora 990 $78,190
Boulder 370 $92,440
Fort Collins 240 $63,240
Colorado Springs 110 $63,960
Greeley 40 $60,930
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
New Haven 380 $110,700
Bridgeport 240 $73,230
Norwalk 240 $73,230
Stamford 240 $73,230
Danbury 90 $87,340
Waterbury 50 $81,840
Hartford -2222 $78,300
West Hartford -2222 $78,300
East Hartford -2222 $78,300
     
Metro Area (Delaware) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dover 40 $57,220
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fort Lauderdale 650 $60,640
West Palm Beach 650 $60,640
Miami 650 $60,640
Tampa 490 $58,550
Clearwater 490 $58,550
St. Petersburg 490 $58,550
Sanford 350 $51,170
Kissimmee 350 $51,170
Orlando 350 $51,170
Jacksonville 200 $58,500
Gainesville 140 $60,930
Tallahassee 100 $46,480
Winter Haven 100 $58,460
Lakeland 100 $58,460
Titusville 60 $92,560
Melbourne 60 $92,560
Palm Bay 60 $92,560
Panama City 50 $62,630
Sarasota 40 $58,070
North Port 40 $58,070
Bradenton 40 $58,070
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Roswell 740 $86,640
Atlanta 740 $86,640
Sandy Springs 740 $86,640
Athens 170 $76,740
Clarke County 170 $76,740
Gainesville 40 $-2,222
Savannah 40 $82,870
Dalton -2222 $75,940
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 110 $62,420
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Idaho Falls 130 $103,890
Boise City 100 $61,540
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Peoria 110 $84,250
Champaign 40 $64,610
Urbana 40 $64,610
Springfield 40 $81,580
Decatur 30 $50,800
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lafayette 110 $76,590
West Lafayette 110 $76,590
Goshen 80 $59,880
Elkhart 80 $59,880
Terre Haute -2222 $45,990
Carmel -2222 $58,830
Anderson -2222 $58,830
Indianapolis -2222 $58,830
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Des Moines 40 $60,800
Des Moines 40 $60,800
Ames 30 $66,330
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 50 $71,990
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Fayette 100 $60,990
Lexington 100 $60,990
Bowling Green 30 $78,180
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Metairie 250 $65,030
New Orleans 250 $65,030
Lake Charles 150 $71,090
Bossier City 60 $70,720
Shreveport 60 $70,720
Lafayette 40 $51,730
Baton Rouge -2222 $60,410
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 40 $62,210
Portland 40 $62,210
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 770 $87,450
Columbia 770 $87,450
Baltimore 770 $87,450
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsfield -2222 $61,240
Barnstable Town -2222 $77,910
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 1560 $76,680
Warren 1560 $76,680
Detroit 1560 $76,680
Ann Arbor 340 $88,680
Wyoming 290 $72,420
Grand Rapids 290 $72,420
Portage 230 $83,730
Kalamazoo 230 $83,730
East Lansing 110 $55,710
Lansing 110 $55,710
Midland -2222 $82,080
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pascagoula 30 $59,130
Biloxi 30 $59,130
Gulfport 30 $59,130
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Columbia 50 $55,460
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Missoula 60 $72,850
Billings 30 $52,490
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 120 $70,600
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 150 $78,620
Henderson 150 $78,620
Las Vegas 150 $78,620
Reno 60 $68,620
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 950 $98,770
Hammonton 50 $58,880
Atlantic City 50 $58,880
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 170 $78,610
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albany 390 $79,680
Troy 390 $79,680
Schenectady 390 $79,680
Niagara Falls 270 $57,020
Buffalo 270 $57,020
Cheektowaga 270 $57,020
Rochester 160 $63,240
Syracuse 100 $68,840
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Chapel Hill 1060 $75,080
Durham 1060 $75,080
Raleigh 820 $66,270
High Point 370 $72,180
Greensboro 370 $72,180
Wilmington 100 $68,380
Morganton 50 $56,530
Hickory 50 $56,530
Lenoir 50 $56,530
Winston 50 $59,850
Salem 50 $59,850
Burlington 30 $73,180
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cleveland 1280 $70,930
Elyria 1280 $70,930
Columbus 390 $69,220
Akron 250 $71,060
Dayton 200 $92,470
Lima 60 $60,330
Massillon -2222 $55,210
Canton -2222 $55,210
Toledo -2222 $60,330
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 170 $73,250
Tulsa 80 $68,210
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bend 110 $61,370
Redmond 110 $61,370
Eugene 60 $72,780
Medford 40 $60,140
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 1140 $69,770
Harrisburg 120 $58,660
Carlisle 120 $58,660
Wilkes 110 $58,580
Barre 110 $58,580
Scranton 110 $58,580
Hazleton 110 $58,580
Hanover 110 $58,750
York 110 $58,750
Reading 60 $58,000
East Stroudsburg 50 $-2,222
Lancaster -2222 $51,160
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 970 $56,810
Carolina 970 $56,810
San Juan 970 $56,810
Ponce 40 $36,200
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 240 $68,390
Mauldin 240 $68,390
Greenville 240 $68,390
Columbia 220 $54,860
Spartanburg 80 $61,660
Charleston 80 $72,710
North Charleston 80 $72,710
Florence 70 $68,820
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rapid City 40 $68,090
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Franklin 290 $39,230
Murfreesboro 290 $39,230
Davidson 290 $39,230
Nashville 290 $39,230
Knoxville 170 $81,770
Johnson City 30 $77,070
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Houston 2760 $77,030
The Woodlands 2760 $77,030
Sugar Land 2760 $77,030
Fort Worth 1450 $74,860
Dallas 1450 $74,860
Arlington 1450 $74,860
Austin 550 $50,900
Round Rock 550 $50,900
College Station 340 $45,870
Bryan 340 $45,870
Beaumont 280 $81,850
Port Arthur 280 $81,850
New Braunfels 260 $63,020
San Antonio 260 $63,020
Midland 60 $77,780
Corpus Christi 50 $74,700
Longview 30 $81,460
Odessa -2222 $47,210
Waco -2222 $82,850
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 520 $62,780
Orem 190 $68,730
Provo 190 $68,730
Clearfield 110 $60,910
Ogden 110 $60,910
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 130 $57,340
Burlington 130 $57,340
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 540 $82,080
Christiansburg 60 $92,220
Radford 60 $92,220
Blacksburg 60 $92,220
Charlottesville 30 $95,720
Lynchburg -2222 $73,030
Harrisonburg -2222 $87,840
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 740 $66,520
Seattle 740 $66,520
Bellevue 740 $66,520
Silverdale 70 $80,240
Bremerton 70 $80,240
Olympia 50 $63,610
Tumwater 50 $63,610
Bellingham 50 $69,330
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 100 $53,440
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 400 $62,430
Waukesha 400 $62,430
Milwaukee 400 $62,430
Green Bay 110 $64,880
Madison -2222 $61,880
Sheboygan -2222 $63,220
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Casper 30 $45,310

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Most Popular Industries for :
Chemists

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Chemicals 29,300 35% $65,890
Professional And Technical Services 24,840 30% $65,100
Government 9,740 11% $76,870
Education 3,210 3% $51,630
Business Management 2,310 2% $74,110
Non-durable Goods Wholesale 1,920 2% $69,160
Office Services And Staffing 1,740 2% $50,860
Electronics And Computer 830 1% $73,780
Waste Management 820 1% $56,990
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