Biology Schools
In Aurora, Illinois

The city of Aurora has only one school where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Aurora, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Aurora Vs. Illinois Biology Employment

Aurora 2,580
Illinois 5,020

Of the 5,020 biology professionals employed in Illinois, 2,580 work in Aurora. Between 2006 and 2010, in Aurora, there has been a 11% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Aurora has increased.

Aurora Vs. Illinois Biology employment growth

6,400 6,750 5,090 4,630 5,020
2,890 3,270 2,770 2,460 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Aurora

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Aurora

$54,588 $57,173 $59,368 $61,662 $63,872
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Aurora
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Aurora

As the number of biology professionals in Aurora has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Aurora biology professionals made $63,872 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Aurora was $54,588 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Aurora.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Aurora

10th percentile
$41,498
25th percentile
$49,324
50th percentile
$60,160
75th percentile
$76,928
90th percentile
$94,866

Aurora biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,160. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,498 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,866 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Aurora

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Biomedical Engineering
$70,710
Physics
$132,230

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Aurora

1

Many of Aurora's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Aurora

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Aurora

associate
0
bachelor
20
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total20

Approximately 20 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Aurora, Illinois

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