Biology Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

There is only one biology school in Brookings for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Brookings, 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


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Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Biology Employment

Brookings 610
South Dakota 1,380

Of the 1,380 biology professionals employed in South Dakota, 610 work in Brookings. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in Brookings has grown by 91%. Overall employment in Brookings has decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Biology employment growth

900 980 1,120 1,170 1,380
320 360 150 No data 610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$42,228 $46,078 $46,733 No data $48,710
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

Salaries for biology professionals in Brookings have increased. Brookings biology professionals made $48,710 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Brookings made an average salary of $42,228 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Brookings is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Brookings

10th percentile
$35,260
25th percentile
$38,783
50th percentile
$43,800
75th percentile
$53,227
90th percentile
$69,867

Biology professionals in Brookings earn a median salary of $43,800 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,867 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Brookings

Biochemistry
$0
Chemistry
$41,650
Biology
$48,710

On average biology professional salaries in Brookings are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Brookings

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Brookings' biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Brookings

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total4

Brookings' biology schools offer 4 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Brookings

associate
0
bachelor
88
master
13
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total111

Approximately 111 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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