Biology Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, there are 2 biology schools where biology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology education in Elgin, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Biology Employment

Elgin 2,580
Illinois 5,020

Of the 5,020 biology professionals employed in Illinois, 2,580 work in Elgin. The number of biology professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

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

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Elgin

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

Biology professionals in Elgin make a median yearly salary of $60,160. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,498 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $94,866 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Elgin

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

On average biology professionals in Elgin earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Elgin.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Elgin

2

Many of Elgin's biology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Elgin

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Elgin's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Elgin

associate
109
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total124

In 2010 approximately 124 students graduated from biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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