Salary and Employment Trends

ACS Salary and Employment Status Survey

The Salary and Employment Status Survey (also known as the Comprehensive Salary Survey) is conducted annually among domestic ACS members under 70 years old and not student-, retired-, or emeritus-status members. Every 5th year, the ACS conducts the ChemCensus.


Starting Salaries of Chemists and Chemical Engineers

The Starting Salaries of Chemists and Chemical Engineers Survey (also known as the New Graduates Survey) is conducted annually among recent graduates at all degree levels to gather data on the starting salaries and occupational status of new chemists and chemical engineers.


Salary and Graduate Survey Highlights - The M.I. Factor

Experience an entirely new way to view the data from our Surveys. The M.I. Factor breaks out facts and figures from the ACS surveys and presents them in interesting and easily understandable infographics.


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