Chemistry Teacher Statistics in the US

The average employee age for chemistry teachers is 42 years. The chemistry teacher workforce reached a whopping 49,297 in 2020!

Among chemistry teachers, we discovered that 48.8% of them are women, while 45.9% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among chemistry teachers is White, which makes up 74.6% of all chemistry teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of chemistry teachers are located in NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Chemistry teachers are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies. Taking it a step further, chemistry teachers are more likely to find a job in the education industry. Looking at chemistry teacher statistics, we found was that Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, Maryland and Vermont are where chemistry teachers find the highest salaries.

From where do we know all information about chemistry teacher demographics? We analyzed 1,835 chemistry teachers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Chemistry Teacher Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as chemistry teachers. Keep reading to find out what the results for chemistry teachers were.

Chemistry Teacher Gender Ratio

Among chemistry teachers, 48.8% of them are women compared to 45.9% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 48.8%
  • Male, 45.9%
  • Unknown, 5.3%

Chemistry Teacher Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among chemistry teachers is White, which makes up 74.6% of all chemistry teachers. Comparatively, there are 11.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 74.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.3%
  • Black or African American, 7.9%
  • Asian, 3.8%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Chemistry Teachers

The chart below shows that 41.6% of chemistry teachers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.0% and Turkish is the third-most popular at 5.3%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 41.6%
  • French, 8.0%
  • Turkish, 5.3%
  • Hindi, 4.4%
  • Chinese, 4.4%
  • Other, 36.3%

Chemistry Teacher Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among chemistry teachers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Chemistry Teacher Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the chemistry teacher position over time.

Male
Female
46%
43%
41%
38%
36%
33%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Chemistry Teacher Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of chemistry teachers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of chemistry teachers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Chemistry Teacher

By looking over 1,835 chemistry teachers resumes, we figured out that the average chemistry teacher enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Chemistry Teacher Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of chemistry teacher employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of chemistry teachers is 40+ years old, which represents 58% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Chemistry Teachers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, auto collision repair instructor and automotive instructor have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Sewing Teacher6%86%
Special Education Preschool Teacher6%91%
Montessori Preschool Teacher9%90%
Chemistry Teacher46%49%
Industrial Arts Teacher92%5%
Automotive Instructor92%4%
Auto Collision Repair Instructor96%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Auto Collision Repair Instructor
Automotive Instructor
Industrial Arts Teacher
Chemistry Teacher
Montessori Preschool Teacher
Special Education Preschool Teacher
Sewing Teacher
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Chemistry Teachers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to chemistry teachers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Library Technician6.75%
Instructional Assistant7.64%
Floater8.29%
Teacher Of The Deaf/Hard Of Hearing12.86%
Consultant Teacher13.03%
Chemistry Teacher13.67%
Dance Teacher13.71%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Chemistry Teacher?

male-income
Male Income
$63,615
female-income
Female Income
$60,934

Chemistry Teacher Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$67,401
$65,890
$64,378
$62,867
$61,355
$59,843
$58,332
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Chemistry Teacher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
Bachelor's Degree$54,173
Master's Degree$63,113
Doctorate Degree$65,941

Chemistry Teacher Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$69,585
$65,941
$62,298
$58,654
$55,010
$51,367
$47,723
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Chemistry Teacher Heatmaps

Where Do Chemistry Teachers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where chemistry teachers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Chemistry Teachers Located?

By looking through more than 1,835 resumes, we found that the most popular places for chemistry teachers are NY, New York and TX, Houston.

Number of Chemistry Teachers

Chemistry Teacher Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ chemistry teachers. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most chemistry teachers is the education industry.

What Percentage Of Chemistry Teacher Jobs Are Remote?

14.4% Remote

Freelance, outsourced or remote workers who spend much of their time working from home.

85.6% On-Site

Some of the vacancies require to stay on-site without possibility of working remotely.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire chemistry teachers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Chemistry Teacher Work In

Employees with the chemistry teacher job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most chemistry teachers prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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Education

Private

Government

Public

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ chemistry teachers. Those industries include education, non profits and government.

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Education

Non Profits

Professional

Government

Manufacturing

Chemistry Teacher Jobs