Biology Schools
In Boulder, Colorado

Biology faculty can choose to work at only one biology school in Boulder. The trends in Boulder's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boulder Vs. Colorado Biology Employment

Boulder 440
Colorado 4,370

Of the 4,370 biology professionals employed in Colorado, 440 work in Boulder. There has been a 238% growth in the number of biology professionals in Boulder between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Boulder has decreased.

Boulder Vs. Colorado Biology employment growth

5,640 6,610 6,200 4,470 4,370
130 830 620 690 440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Boulder

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Boulder

$73,317 $65,170 $64,883 $61,965 $62,257
$48,930 $50,780 $53,050 $53,640 $53,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Boulder
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boulder

As the number of biology professionals in Boulder has grown, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Boulder reportedly earned an average salary of $62,257 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Boulder was $73,317 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Boulder is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Boulder

10th percentile
$30,940
25th percentile
$47,387
50th percentile
$60,643
75th percentile
$80,253
90th percentile
$94,797

Boulder biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $60,643. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 206% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Boulder

Biology
$62,257
Chemistry
$76,550
Biochemistry
$76,893
Biomedical Engineering
$91,810
Physics
$124,740

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Boulder

1

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

Biology Programs Offered In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

Boulder's biology schools offer 6 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Boulder

associate
0
bachelor
229
master
9
doctor
13
Certificate
0
Total251

Approximately 251 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Boulder, Colorado

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