Biology Schools
In Hershey, Pennsylvania

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

  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Professional Trends

Hershey Vs. Pennsylvania Biology Employment

Hershey 290
Pennsylvania 6,350

Exactly 290 of the 6,350 biology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Hershey. Between 2006 and 2010, in Hershey, there has been a 32% growth in the number of biology professionals. As the employment for biology professionals in Hershey has increased, overall employment in Hershey has also increased.

Hershey Vs. Pennsylvania Biology employment growth

6,930 5,910 6,150 6,420 6,350
220 110 220 230 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Hershey

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Hershey

$45,640 $64,980 $59,635 $61,460 $55,690
$37,850 $39,190 $40,700 $42,140 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Hershey
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hershey

Salaries for biology professionals in Hershey have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $55,690 per year was earned by biology professionals in Hershey. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for biology professionals in Hershey was $45,640 per year. The growth in the salary of biology professionals in Hershey is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Hershey

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Biology professionals in Hershey make a median yearly salary of $53,020. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 151%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $33,765 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $84,800 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Hershey


Hershey biology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Hershey


Many of Hershey's biology professionals are graduates of the only accredited biology school in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Hershey


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Hershey's biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Hershey


Approximately 20 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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