Biology Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia has 3 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Columbia, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Biology Employment

Columbia 170
Missouri 2,770

Exactly 170 of Missouri's 2,770 biology professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 32% decline in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Biology employment growth

3,950 3,780 4,160 4,090 2,770
250 90 140 140 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$45,713 $33,520 $33,630 $34,720 $53,750
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for biology professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,750 per year was earned by biology professionals in Columbia. The average salary for biology professionals in Columbia was $45,713 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$27,000
25th percentile
$32,230
50th percentile
$41,385
75th percentile
$62,845
90th percentile
$86,960

Columbia biology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $41,385. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,000 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Columbia

Biochemistry
$36,870
Chemistry
$45,235
Biology
$53,750

On average biology professionals in Columbia earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Columbia.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Columbia

3

There are 3 accredited biology schools in the city. Many of Columbia's biology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Biology Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Columbia's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
277
master
6
doctor
6
Certificate
2
Total291

In 2010 approximately 291 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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