Biochemistry Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Biochemistry faculty can choose to work at only one biochemistry school in Chapel Hill. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biochemistry academic community in Chapel Hill, and the future trends. Academia in biochemistry includes biochemistry training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Biochemistry
  • PhD degree in Biochemistry


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Biochemistry Employment

Chapel Hill 1,140
North Carolina 5,350

Exactly 1,140 of the 5,350 biochemistry professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Chapel Hill. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chapel Hill, there has been a 56% decline in the number of biochemistry professionals. As the employment for biochemistry professionals in Chapel Hill has decreased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Biochemistry employment growth

6,450 6,000 5,590 5,360 5,350
2,610 2,590 2,550 1,250 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Biochemistry VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$56,365 $60,253 $68,063 $71,763 $78,540
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

In Chapel Hill, salaries for biochemistry professionals have increased. In 2010 biochemistry professionals in Chapel Hill reportedly earned an average salary of $78,540 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, biochemistry professionals in Chapel Hill made an average salary of $56,365 per year. The growth in the salary of biochemistry professionals in Chapel Hill is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill biochemistry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,613. The difference in pay between the biochemistry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 113%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,363 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $98,905 per year.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Biomedical Engineering

Biochemistry professional salaries in Chapel Hill are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biochemistry schools in Chapel Hill


There is only one accredited biochemistry school in the city. Many of Chapel Hill's biochemistry professionals are graduates of this school.

Biochemistry Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


Chapel Hill's biochemistry schools offer 2 biochemistry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biochemistry Degrees In Chapel Hill


Approximately 15 students completed biochemistry courses in 2010.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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