Park Forest has a total population of 23,462 and a student population of 5,674. Of these students, 5,674 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Park Forest's largest chemistry school is Governors State University. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Chemistry program at Governors State University.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in chemistry from chemistry schools in Park Forest in 2010.
If you plan on staying in Park Forest after graduating from chemistry school, you should know that job prospects for chemists in Park Forest, which is the most popular chemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,130 chemists in Illinois. Of these chemists, 1,650 were working in the greater Park Forest area. The number of chemists in Park Forest is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Park Forest is $44,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for chemists.