Biology Schools
In Chester, Virginia

There is only one biology school in Chester for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Chester, which includes biology training at the biology certificate level.


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Chester 680
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 680 of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chester, there has been a 42% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the number of biology professionals in Chester has increased, overall employment in Chester has also increased.

Chester Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
480 480 590 600 680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$54,665 $54,220 $53,623 $51,362 $52,825
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

In Chester, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Chester reportedly earned an average salary of $52,825 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Chester was $54,665 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Chester is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Chester

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Biology professionals in Chester earn a median salary of $51,348 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,208 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 104% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Chester

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Chester


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

Biology Programs Offered In Chester

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There is one degree and certificate program in biology offered by Chester's biology school.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Chester

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Biology Faculty Salaries in Chester, Virginia

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