Biology Schools In Delaware

There are 5 accredited biology schools in Delaware for faculty who teach biology classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in biology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Biology Employment

Delaware 760
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Delaware

370 1,090 1,260 890 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, biology is a growing field. 390 more biology professionals were working in Delaware in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Delaware, this field has grown by 105% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$53,375 $55,500 $57,262 $55,090 $54,002
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Delaware, as the number of biology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $53,375 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,002 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Delaware

10th percentile
$34,530
25th percentile
$41,788
50th percentile
$51,758
75th percentile
$61,432
90th percentile
$74,920

Thus, there was a 1% growth in biology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 117% pay differential between the highest paid biology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of biology in Delaware.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Delaware

Biochemistry
$79,350
Biology
$54,002
Chemistry
$59,180

Biology professionals in Delaware earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware

associate
3
bachelor
6
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total15

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited biology schools in Delaware is increasing. In Delaware, there were 190 graduates in 2006. And there were 218 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

This represents a 15% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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