Biochemistry Schools In California

There are 44 accredited biochemistry schools in California for faculty who teach biochemistry classes to choose from. The trends in California's biochemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biochemistry includes biochemistry training at the following levels:

  • Biochemistry Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Biochemistry
  • Masters degree in Biochemistry
  • PhD degree in Biochemistry


Schools

  1. Biola University

    13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

    One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93407

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. California State University-Chico

    First and Normal Sts, Chico, California 95929-0150

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. California State University-Dominguez Hills

    1000 E Victoria St, Carson, California 90747-0005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. California State University-Los Angeles

    5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of California-Berkeley

    Berkeley, California 94720

    21 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of California-Davis

    One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. University of California-San Diego

    9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

    37 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of California-San Francisco

    500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, California 94143-0244

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Harvey Mudd College

    301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, California 91711

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Loma Linda University

    Loma Linda, California 92350

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Loyola Marymount University

    One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Mount St. Mary's College

    12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Notre Dame de Namur University

    1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, California 94002-1908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Occidental College

    1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, California 90041-3392

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Pacific Union College

    One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95211-0197

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Point Loma Nazarene University

    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. San Francisco State University

    1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Scripps College

    1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Sonoma State University

    1801 E Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, California 94928-3609

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Whittier College

    13406 E Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California 90601

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. Stanford University

    Stanford, California 94305

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. California State University-San Marcos

    333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, California 92096-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

California 39,570
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 17% work in California state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In California

41,400 45,220 49,220 48,390 39,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biochemistry professionals is shrinking in California. There were 1,830 less biochemistry professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in California, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of biochemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in California

$71,377 $76,553 $79,380 $78,513 $79,923
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biochemistry professionals is increasing in California. In 2006 biochemistry professionals made a mean salary of $71,377 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,923 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in California

10th percentile
$44,397
25th percentile
$56,857
50th percentile
$75,620
75th percentile
$98,027
90th percentile
$125,513

Thus, biochemistry professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 183% pay differential between the highest paid biochemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biochemistry in California.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in California

Biochemistry
$79,923
Biology
$70,178
Biomedical Engineering
$95,450
Chemistry
$56,055

Biochemistry professionals in California earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
0
bachelor
41
master
14
doctor
15
Certificate
1
Total71

The number of students graduating from the 44 accredited biochemistry schools in California is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,268 biochemistry graduates from biochemistry courses in California and in 2010 there were 1,596 graduates.

This represents a 26% increase in the number of biochemistry degree or certificate school graduates in California state. 58% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in California

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