Biology Schools
In Charleston, West Virginia

There is only one biology school in Charleston 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 Charleston, which encompasses biology training at the biology bachelors degree level.


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Professional Trends

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Biology Employment

Charleston 160
West Virginia 1,140

Of the 1,140 biology professionals employed in West Virginia, 160 work in Charleston. There has been a 33% decline in the number of biology professionals in Charleston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Charleston has decreased, overall employment in Charleston has increased.

Charleston Vs. West Virginia Biology employment growth

1,350 1,180 1,170 1,180 1,140
240 210 210 210 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Charleston

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Charleston

$37,360 $37,973 $44,270 $46,240 $46,940
$33,550 $34,890 $36,120 $37,240 $37,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Charleston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Charleston

In Charleston, salaries for biology professionals have increased. In 2010 Charleston biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,940. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Charleston was $37,360 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Charleston.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Charleston

10th percentile
$29,700
25th percentile
$33,930
50th percentile
$42,880
75th percentile
$58,350
90th percentile
$69,500

Biology professionals in Charleston earn a median salary of $42,880 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,700 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Charleston

Chemistry
$42,943
Biology
$46,940
Biochemistry
$62,370

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Charleston

1

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

Biology Programs Offered In Charleston

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Charleston's biology school offers one biology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Charleston

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total23

In 2010 approximately 23 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Charleston, West Virginia

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