Biology Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

Biology faculty can choose to work at only one biology school in Dekalb. The trends in Dekalb's biology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Biology Employment

Dekalb 2,580
Illinois 5,020

Exactly 2,580 of the 5,020 biology professionals employed in Illinois, work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dekalb, there has been a 11% decline in the number of biology professionals. Overall employment in Dekalb has increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Biology employment growth

6,400 6,750 5,090 4,630 5,020
2,890 3,270 2,770 2,460 2,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$54,588 $57,173 $59,368 $61,662 $63,872
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

In Dekalb, salaries for biology professionals have increased. Dekalb biology professionals made $63,872 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Dekalb was $54,588 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Dekalb is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$41,498
25th percentile
$49,324
50th percentile
$60,160
75th percentile
$76,928
90th percentile
$94,866

Biology professionals in Dekalb earn a median salary of $60,160 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,498 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $94,866 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Chemistry
$53,460
Biochemistry
$63,313
Biology
$63,872
Biomedical Engineering
$70,710
Physics
$132,230

Biology professional salaries in Dekalb are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Dekalb

1

There is only one accredited biology school in the city. Many of Dekalb's biology professionals are graduates of this school.

Biology Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

Dekalb's biology schools offer 3 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
148
master
11
doctor
5
Certificate
0
Total164

In 2010 approximately 164 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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