Biology Schools
In Indianapolis, Indiana

The city of Indianapolis has 6 schools where biology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Indianapolis, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Biology Employment

Indianapolis 350
Indiana 3,030

Of the 3,030 biology professionals employed in Indiana, 350 work in Indianapolis. The number of biology professionals in Indianapolis has shrunk by 34% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Indianapolis has increased.

Indianapolis Vs. Indiana Biology employment growth

3,540 2,530 3,460 3,040 3,030
530 630 730 570 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Indiana
  • Dark Yellow: Indianapolis

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Indianapolis

$58,930 $52,460 $52,170 $48,628 $47,753
$38,250 $39,840 $41,420 $41,900 $42,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Indianapolis
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Indianapolis

As the number of biology professionals in Indianapolis has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have also decreased. In 2010 biology professionals in Indianapolis reportedly earned an average salary of $47,753 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, biology professionals in Indianapolis made an average salary of $58,930 per year. The decline in the salary of biology professionals in Indianapolis is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Indianapolis

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Biology professionals make a median salary of $43,015 per year in Indianapolis. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,755 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,022 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Indianapolis

Biomedical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Indianapolis


Many of Indianapolis' biology professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited biology schools in the city.

Biology Programs Offered In Indianapolis


There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in biology offered by Indianapolis' biology schools.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Indianapolis


In 2010 approximately 312 students completed biology courses.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

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