With an overall population of 92,482 and a student population of 11,310, approximately 11,310 of San Mateo students attend one of San Mateo's schools that offer chemistry programs.
San Mateo's largest chemistry school is College of San Mateo. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Chemistry program at College of San Mateo.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a chemistry degree in San Mateo. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in San Mateo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $780.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for chemistry related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a chemist in San Mateo, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 10,900 chemists in California, 1,250 were working in the greater San Mateo area. San Mateo's chemist workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in San Mateo is $94,800 per year, which is higher than the average for chemists state-wide.