American Chemical Society’s Annual Salary/Employment Survey Holds Good News for Tennessee Chemists
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has released the results of its 2019 survey on ACS member salaries and employment status. The survey holds good news for chemists graduating from MTSU, indicating that average salaries of B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. chemists working in the east south central region (KY, TN, MS, and AL) were $73k, $67k, and $103k, respectively, with an overall median of $92k. Unemployment among chemists in this region was a very low 2.2% and was similar across all levels of education. Additionally, the survey showed that the largest single employment sector of chemists was pharmaceutical products, with other major sectors including specialty chemicals, federal laboratories, biotech companies, food companies, and analytical testing laboratories.
Click on the link below to explore the results.