Biology Schools
In Athens, Georgia

There are 2 biology schools in Athens for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Athens, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Biology Employment

Athens 130
Georgia 5,140

Exactly 130 of Georgia's 5,140 biology professionals work in Athens. There has been a 46% decline in the number of biology professionals in Athens between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Athens has decreased, overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Biology employment growth

3,960 3,450 5,310 5,340 5,140
240 No data 370 90 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$56,190 $101,160 $38,620 $86,890 $75,350
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $75,350 per year was earned by biology professionals in Athens. The average salary for biology professionals in Athens was $56,190 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$46,930
25th percentile
$55,605
50th percentile
$67,735
75th percentile
$93,675
90th percentile
$114,510

Biology professionals make a median salary of $67,735 per year in Athens. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,930 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $114,510 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Athens

Chemistry
$61,375
Biology
$75,350

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Athens

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Athens

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
5
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total16

Athens' biology schools offer 16 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Athens

associate
11
bachelor
504
master
10
doctor
19
Certificate
3
Total547

Approximately 547 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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