Biochemistry Schools In Washington State

Washington State has 9 accredited biochemistry schools where biochemistry faculty who teach biochemistry classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biochemistry academic community in Washington State, and the future trends in biochemistry training at the following levels:

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


  1. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  2. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  3. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

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  4. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  5. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  6. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  9. Whitman College

    345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362

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Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Washington State 10,180
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Washington State

7,180 8,540 10,750 11,200 10,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, biochemistry is a growing field. There were 3,000 more biochemistry professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biochemistry professionals has grown by 42%. 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 Washington State

$59,513 $62,283 $64,730 $63,987 $65,847
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biochemistry professionals are growing in Washington State. Biochemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,513 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,847 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Washington State

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington State, 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 171%

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Washington State

Biomedical Engineering

In Washington State, 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 Washington State


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited biochemistry schools in Washington State is increasing. In Washington State, there were 226 graduates in 2006. And there were 300 graduates from biochemistry courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 33%. A majority of these graduates, or 69%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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