Biochemistry Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 8 accredited schools where biochemistry classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biochemistry in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses biochemistry training at the following levels:

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


  1. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  3. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  5. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  6. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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  8. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

    1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Louisiana 71103

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Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Louisiana 4,280
National 235,350

Approximately 2% of the country's biochemistry professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Louisiana

2,770 3,300 4,530 4,770 4,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a growing field in Louisiana. In 2010 there were 1,510 more biochemistry professionals working in Louisiana than there were in 2006. This represents a 55% growth in the field. 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 Louisiana

$45,840 $48,113 $51,703 $54,373 $56,820
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biochemistry professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $45,840 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,820 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Louisiana

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Thus, biochemistry professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Louisiana state, within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biochemistry professionals earn 139% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Biomedical Engineering

In Louisiana, biochemistry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biochemistry schools in Louisiana is increasing. In 2006 there were 49 biochemistry graduates from biochemistry courses in Louisiana and in 2010 there were 78 graduates.

This represents a 59% increase in the number of biochemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. A majority of these graduates, or 46%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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