Biology Schools
In California, Pennsylvania

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

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. Pennsylvania Biology Employment

California 1,150
Pennsylvania 6,350

Of the 6,350 biology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 1,150 work in California. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of biology professionals in California has grown by 6%. As the number of biology professionals in California has increased, overall employment in California has also increased.

California Vs. Pennsylvania Biology employment growth

6,930 5,910 6,150 6,420 6,350
1,080 1,030 1,120 1,020 1,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: California

Biology VS. All professions salaries in California

$46,997 $53,193 $51,933 $49,690 $48,355
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in California
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in California

Salaries for biology professionals in California have increased. In 2010 California biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $48,355. Biology professionals in California made a yearly average salary of $46,997, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in California is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in California

10th percentile
$30,345
25th percentile
$35,955
50th percentile
$45,630
75th percentile
$58,020
90th percentile
$71,435

California biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,630. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 135%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,345 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,435 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in California

Biology
$48,355
Chemistry
$49,263
Biochemistry
$69,803
Biomedical Engineering
$76,020
Physics
$97,530

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in California

1

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

Biology Programs Offered In California

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

California's biology schools offer 2 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In California

associate
0
bachelor
32
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total34

Approximately 34 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in California, Pennsylvania

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