Biology Schools
In Asheville, North Carolina

The city of Asheville has 2 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Asheville, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Biology Employment

Asheville 150
North Carolina 8,460

Exactly 150 of the 8,460 biology professionals employed in North Carolina, work in Asheville. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Asheville has grown by 67%. As the number of biology professionals in Asheville has increased, overall employment in Asheville has also increased.

Asheville Vs. North Carolina Biology employment growth

8,910 8,730 9,050 8,370 8,460
90 120 140 170 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Asheville

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Asheville

$50,737 $62,670 $44,550 $47,210 $50,290
$33,210 $34,170 $35,050 $36,010 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Asheville
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Asheville

Salaries for biology professionals in Asheville have decreased. In 2010 Asheville biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,290. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Asheville made an average salary of $50,737 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Asheville.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Asheville

10th percentile
$33,140
25th percentile
$41,290
50th percentile
$47,330
75th percentile
$57,870
90th percentile
$71,820

Asheville biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,330. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Asheville

Biology
$50,290
Biochemistry
$63,420

Asheville biology professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Asheville

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Asheville

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Asheville's biology schools offer 2 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Asheville

associate
1
bachelor
34
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total35

In 2010 approximately 35 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Asheville, North Carolina

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