Biology Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

There are 2 biology schools in Cambridge for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Biology Employment

Cambridge 6,690
Massachusetts 10,460

Exactly 6,690 of Massachusetts' 10,460 biology professionals work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, in Cambridge, there has been a 19% growth in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for biology professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $67,116 per year was earned by biology professionals in Cambridge. Biology professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $65,988, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Cambridge is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Cambridge

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

Biology professionals make a median salary of $62,912 per year in Cambridge. 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 Cambridge

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

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Cambridge

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
5
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total15

There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Cambridge's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Cambridge

associate
0
bachelor
215
master
35
doctor
86
Certificate
0
Total336

In 2010 approximately 336 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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