Biology Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

The city of Anchorage has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Anchorage, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Biology Employment

Anchorage 680
Alaska 2,380

Exactly 680 of the 2,380 biology professionals employed in Alaska, work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Anchorage has grown by 5%. As the employment for biology professionals in Anchorage has increased, overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Biology employment growth

2,300 2,070 2,240 2,370 2,380
650 240 670 790 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$49,503 $48,765 $49,937 $52,393 $54,963
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

As the number of biology professionals in Anchorage has grown, salaries for biology professionals have also increased. Anchorage biology professionals made $54,963 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Anchorage was $49,503 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$37,370
25th percentile
$42,667
50th percentile
$50,673
75th percentile
$62,377
90th percentile
$76,300

Anchorage biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,673. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,370 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 104% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Chemistry
$52,820
Biology
$54,963
Biochemistry
$72,700

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Anchorage

2

Many of Anchorage's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Anchorage's biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Anchorage

associate
0
bachelor
68
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total74

Approximately 74 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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