With an overall population of 18,967 and a student population of 3,511, approximately 3,511 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer chemistry programs.
Athens's largest chemistry school is Athens State University. In 2010, Athens State University graduated approximately 2 students from its chemistry program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Athens in 2010.
Many chemistry graduates choose to work as chemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. There were 640 chemists working in Alabama and 130 working in the greater Athens area in 2010. The number of chemists in Athens is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Athens is $58,650 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for chemists.