Biology Schools In Washington DC

Biology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited biology schools in Washington DC. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Washington DC, which includes biology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Biology Employment

Washington DC 2,090
National 232,950

Of all of the biology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Washington DC

2,410 1,950 1,920 1,530 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is shrinking in Washington DC. In Washington DC, 320 less biology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biology professionals has shrunk by 13%. This decline is faster than the national trend for biology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of biology professionals working around the nation.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$75,436 $80,198 $98,030 $101,333 $72,304
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biology professionals are declining in Washington DC. The mean salary for biology professionals in 2006 was $75,436 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,304 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$38,678
25th percentile
$59,494
50th percentile
$72,330
75th percentile
$88,184
90th percentile
$101,136

Thus, biology professionals' salaries declined by 4% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biology professionals earning 161% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Biochemistry
$82,190
Biology
$72,304
Biomedical Engineering
$85,470
Chemistry
$66,730
Physics
$121,650

In Washington DC, biology professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Biology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
12
doctor
9
Certificate
1
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited biology schools in Washington DC is increasing. In Washington DC, there were 359 graduates in 2006. And there were 430 graduates from biology courses in 2010.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. Most of these graduates, or 36%, earned an master's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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