Harrisburg has a total population of 48,950 and a student population of 24,399. Of these students, 22,529 are enrolled in schools that offer chemistry programs.
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg is the largest chemistry school in Harrisburg, based on student population. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in chemistry.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in chemistry in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a chemistry school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for chemistry related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a chemist in Harrisburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,050 chemists in Pennsylvania. Of these chemists, 130 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. By the year 2018, the number of chemists is expected to increase by 3% in Harrisburg. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for chemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a chemist in Harrisburg is $51,340 per year, which is lower than the average for chemists state-wide.