Biology Schools
In Albany, New York

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 4 biology schools in Albany. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Albany, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Biology Employment

Albany 1,420
New York 8,640

Of the 8,640 biology professionals employed in New York, 1,420 work in Albany. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albany, there has been a 3% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Albany has decreased, overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Biology employment growth

7,020 12,910 9,290 10,740 8,640
1,470 1,490 1,250 500 1,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$51,308 $53,050 $52,700 $52,185 $56,890
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

As the number of biology professionals in Albany has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Albany biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,890. The average salary for biology professionals in Albany was $51,308 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Albany.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Albany

10th percentile
$36,653
25th percentile
$44,607
50th percentile
$53,823
75th percentile
$66,053
90th percentile
$85,760

Albany biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $53,823. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,653 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 134% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Albany

Biology
$56,890
Chemistry
$60,553
Biochemistry
$66,360
Physics
$117,600

Biology professional salaries in Albany are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Albany

4

There are 4 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Albany's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Albany

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total11

Albany's biology schools offer 11 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Albany

associate
0
bachelor
174
master
22
doctor
23
Certificate
0
Total219

In 2010 approximately 219 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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