Biology Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 7 biology schools in Boston. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Boston, 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

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Biology Employment

Boston 6,690
Massachusetts 10,460

Of the 10,460 biology professionals employed in Massachusetts, 6,690 work in Boston. The number of biology professionals in Boston has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of biology professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Biology employment growth

9,080 10,680 11,190 10,870 10,460
5,630 7,270 7,770 7,590 6,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$65,988 $66,338 $66,866 $70,740 $67,116
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of biology professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for biology professionals have also increased. In 2010 Boston biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $67,116. The average salary for biology professionals in Boston was $65,988 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$38,632
25th percentile
$47,032
50th percentile
$62,912
75th percentile
$79,098
90th percentile
$111,606

Biology professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $62,912. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,632 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $111,606 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Boston

Chemistry
$60,108
Biology
$67,116
Biochemistry
$81,053
Biomedical Engineering
$95,860
Physics
$106,620

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Boston

7

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

Biology Programs Offered In Boston

associate
2
bachelor
14
master
14
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total39

Boston's biology schools offer 39 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Boston

associate
35
bachelor
492
master
295
doctor
51
Certificate
0
Total873

Approximately 873 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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