Biology Schools
In Ashland, Virginia

The city of Ashland has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The trends in Ashland's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ashland Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Ashland 680
Virginia 5,900

Of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, 680 work in Ashland. Between 2006 and 2010, in Ashland, there has been a 42% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Ashland has increased, overall employment in Ashland has also increased.

Ashland Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
480 480 590 600 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Ashland

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Ashland

$54,665 $54,220 $53,623 $51,362 $52,825
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Ashland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ashland

In Ashland, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,825 per year was earned by biology professionals in Ashland. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Ashland made an average salary of $54,665 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ashland.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Ashland

10th percentile
$35,208
25th percentile
$41,478
50th percentile
$51,348
75th percentile
$60,825
90th percentile
$71,850

Biology professionals in Ashland earn a median salary of $51,348 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,208 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $71,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Ashland

Chemistry
$49,580
Biology
$52,825
Biochemistry
$70,740
Biomedical Engineering
$82,690

On average biology professional salaries in Ashland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Ashland

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Ashland's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Ashland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Ashland's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Ashland

associate
0
bachelor
25
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total25

In 2010 approximately 25 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Ashland, Virginia

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