Biochemistry Schools In Colorado

There are 7 accredited biochemistry schools in Colorado for faculty who teach biochemistry classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biochemistry academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in biochemistry training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Colorado College

    14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. United States Air Force Academy

    USAFA, Colorado 80840-5002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Colorado 2,960
National 235,350

Approximately 1% of the country's biochemistry professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Colorado

4,810 5,280 5,630 3,210 2,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biochemistry professionals is shrinking in Colorado. In Colorado, 1,850 less biochemistry professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has shrunk by 38% in four years. This is faster than the trend for biochemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$66,943 $71,137 $59,757 $92,595 $74,860
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biochemistry professionals is declining, the salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are increasing in Colorado. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $66,943 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $74,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Colorado

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in biochemistry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of biochemistry. The pay differential between the highest paid biochemistry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 183%

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Colorado

Biomedical Engineering

In Colorado, biochemistry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biochemistry professionals is decreasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited biochemistry schools in Colorado state is increasing. In Colorado, there were 130 graduates in 2006. And there were 153 graduates from biochemistry courses in 2010.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of biochemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. A majority of these graduates, or 55%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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