Biochemistry Schools In West Virginia

There are 2 accredited biochemistry schools in West Virginia 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 West Virginia, and the future trends in biochemistry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biochemistry
  • PhD degree in Biochemistry


Schools

  1. University of Charleston

    2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25304

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. West Virginia University

    Stewart Hall, University Avenue, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-6201

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

West Virginia 800
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of West Virginia.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In West Virginia

820 760 710 710 800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In West Virginia, biochemistry is a shrinking field. 20 less biochemistry professionals were working in West Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% decline in the field. This is slower 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 West Virginia

$51,295 $60,933 $57,195 $62,535 $62,615
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by biochemistry professionals is increasing in West Virginia. In 2006 biochemistry professionals made a mean salary of $51,295 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,615 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in West Virginia

10th percentile
$31,120
25th percentile
$43,280
50th percentile
$63,570
75th percentile
$79,185
90th percentile
$95,905

Thus, there was a 18% growth in biochemistry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of West Virginia, 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 208%

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Biochemistry
$62,615
Biology
$55,507
Chemistry
$48,185

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

Educational Trends

Biochemistry programs available for each degree type for all schools in West Virginia

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited biochemistry schools in West Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 1 biochemistry graduates from biochemistry courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 5 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in West Virginia by 400%. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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