Biochemistry Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 8 accredited schools where biochemistry classes faculty can find employment. The trends in North Carolina'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:

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


  1. Duke University

    103 Allen Bldg, Durham, North Carolina 27708

    10 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Queens University of Charlotte

    1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28274-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

North Carolina 5,350
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In North Carolina

6,450 6,000 5,590 5,360 5,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Biochemistry is a shrinking field in North Carolina. In 2010 there were 1,100 less biochemistry professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Carolina, this field has shrunk by 17% 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 North Carolina

$63,327 $62,333 $66,667 $65,820 $73,687
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biochemistry professionals is increasing in North Carolina. The mean salary for biochemistry professionals in 2006 was $63,327 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,687 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in North Carolina

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This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biochemistry professionals earning 156% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


As the number of biochemistry professionals is decreasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biochemistry schools in North Carolina state is increasing. In 2006, 155 students graduated from biochemistry courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 170 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. 40% of these graduates received a doctor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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