Biochemistry Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 22 accredited biochemistry schools where biochemistry faculty who teach biochemistry classes can find employment. The trends in Illinois' biochemistry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in biochemistry includes biochemistry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

    639 38th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-2296

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  2. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  3. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  4. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  6. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Illinois 60064

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  7. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  9. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  10. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  11. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  14. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

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  15. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  16. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  18. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  19. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  21. Rush University

    600 S. Paulina St. STE 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612

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  22. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Illinois 11,480
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Illinois

10,780 13,690 12,810 14,180 11,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a growing field in Illinois. 700 more biochemistry professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has grown by 6% 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 Illinois

$60,443 $67,423 $72,167 $72,320 $69,047
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are increasing in Illinois. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $60,443 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,047 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$40,897
25th percentile
$52,213
50th percentile
$65,913
75th percentile
$85,300
90th percentile
$104,883

Thus, biochemistry professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, 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 156%

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Illinois

Biochemistry
$69,047
Biology
$66,303
Biomedical Engineering
$81,230
Chemistry
$53,248

In Illinois, biochemistry professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
10
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total38

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited biochemistry schools in Illinois is decreasing. In 2006, 236 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 205 students graduated.

This represents a 13% decrease in the number of biochemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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