Biology Schools
In Denver, Colorado

The city of Denver has 4 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the biology academic community in Denver, and the future trends. Academia in biology includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Biology Employment

Denver 1,530
Colorado 4,370

Of the 4,370 biology professionals employed in Colorado, 1,530 work in Denver. There has been a 12% growth in the number of biology professionals in Denver between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Biology employment growth

5,640 6,610 6,200 4,470 4,370
1,370 2,160 1,850 1,810 1,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$64,323 $64,705 $64,433 $66,852 $68,420
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

Salaries for biology professionals in Denver have increased. In 2010 Denver biology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $68,420. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Denver was $64,323 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Denver is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$36,070
25th percentile
$46,515
50th percentile
$65,105
75th percentile
$87,468
90th percentile
$105,292

Biology professionals in Denver earn a median salary of $65,105 per year. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 192%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,292 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Denver

Chemistry
$53,260
Biomedical Engineering
$65,970
Biology
$68,420
Biochemistry
$93,690
Physics
$94,950

On average biology professional salaries in Denver are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Denver

4

Many of Denver's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total15

There are a total of 15 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Denver's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Denver

associate
0
bachelor
364
master
20
doctor
13
Certificate
0
Total397

In 2010 approximately 397 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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