Biology Schools
In Berkeley, California

In Berkeley, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Berkeley, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Biology Employment

Berkeley 3,350
California 33,930

Exactly 3,350 of the 33,930 biology professionals employed in California, work in Berkeley. The number of biology professionals in Berkeley has grown by 60% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Biology employment growth

27,900 28,810 31,390 32,400 33,930
2,090 2,020 3,290 1,830 3,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$70,148 $73,838 $76,422 $74,472 $72,578
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Salaries for biology professionals in Berkeley have increased. In 2010 Berkeley biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,578. Biology professionals in Berkeley made a yearly average salary of $70,148, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Berkeley is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Berkeley

10th percentile
$42,358
25th percentile
$52,804
50th percentile
$66,570
75th percentile
$89,056
90th percentile
$114,902

Berkeley biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,570. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 171%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,358 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $114,902 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Chemistry
$57,228
Biology
$72,578
Biochemistry
$83,447
Biomedical Engineering
$103,430
Physics
$128,720

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Berkeley

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Berkeley

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
4
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total13

There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Berkeley's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Berkeley

associate
1
bachelor
813
master
12
doctor
73
Certificate
0
Total899

Approximately 899 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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