Biology Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 7 biology schools in Atlanta. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Atlanta, 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

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Biology Employment

Atlanta 1,560
Georgia 5,140

Exactly 1,560 of Georgia's 5,140 biology professionals work in Atlanta. There has been a 28% decline in the number of biology professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Biology employment growth

3,960 3,450 5,310 5,340 5,140
2,160 1,780 1,580 1,720 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$54,552 $57,338 $63,233 $62,000 $66,253
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $66,253 per year was earned by biology professionals in Atlanta. The average salary for biology professionals in Atlanta was $54,552 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$40,600
25th percentile
$49,323
50th percentile
$60,270
75th percentile
$77,153
90th percentile
$104,100

Biology professionals in Atlanta make a median yearly salary of $60,270. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $104,100 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Chemistry
$48,483
Biology
$66,253
Biomedical Engineering
$71,770
Biochemistry
$101,400
Physics
$118,510

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Atlanta

7

There are 7 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Atlanta's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
566
master
96
doctor
30
Certificate
0
Total692

In 2010 approximately 692 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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