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Careers for Chemistry Majors

Starting Salary*

A chemistry major’s typical starting salary is $45,860. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $74,210.

*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit

Job Titles of People with Chemistry Degrees

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.