Biology Schools
In Harrisonburg, Virginia

The city of Harrisonburg has 2 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 Harrisonburg, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Harrisonburg Vs. Virginia Biology Employment

Harrisonburg 110
Virginia 5,900

Exactly 110 of the 5,900 biology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Harrisonburg. The number of biology professionals in Harrisonburg has grown by 120% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Harrisonburg has increased, overall employment in Harrisonburg has also increased.

Harrisonburg Vs. Virginia Biology employment growth

5,770 5,560 4,910 5,330 5,900
50 No data 40 No data 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Harrisonburg

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Harrisonburg

$55,530 No data $53,810 No data $54,705
$31,970 $33,290 $34,980 $35,280 $36,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Harrisonburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Harrisonburg

In Harrisonburg, salaries for biology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,705 per year was earned by biology professionals in Harrisonburg. Biology professionals in Harrisonburg made a yearly average salary of $55,530, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Harrisonburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Harrisonburg

10th percentile
$38,105
25th percentile
$48,355
50th percentile
$55,825
75th percentile
$63,180
90th percentile
$69,030

Biology professionals in Harrisonburg earn a median salary of $55,825 per year. The 10% of biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,105 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,030 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Harrisonburg

Biology
$54,705
Biochemistry
$59,320

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Harrisonburg

2

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

Biology Programs Offered In Harrisonburg

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

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

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Harrisonburg

associate
0
bachelor
162
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total167

Approximately 167 students completed biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Harrisonburg, Virginia

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