Biology Schools
In Ithaca, New York

Biology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 biology schools in Ithaca. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in biology in the city of Ithaca, which encompasses biology training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Ithaca Vs. New York Biology Employment

Ithaca 30
New York 8,640

Exactly 30 of the 8,640 biology professionals employed in New York, work in Ithaca. The number of biology professionals in Ithaca has shrunk by 40% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for biology professionals in Ithaca has decreased, overall employment in Ithaca has increased.

Ithaca Vs. New York Biology employment growth

7,020 12,910 9,290 10,740 8,640
50 50 No data No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Ithaca

Biology VS. All professions salaries in Ithaca

$51,660 $53,290 No data No data $46,400
$39,360 $40,690 $43,940 $44,720 $45,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology in Ithaca
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ithaca

As the number of biology professionals in Ithaca has shrunk, salaries for biology professionals have also decreased. Ithaca biology professionals made $46,400 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for biology professionals in Ithaca was $51,660 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ithaca.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Ithaca

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Biology professionals in Ithaca make a median yearly salary of $44,820. The difference in pay between the biology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 127%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,990 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Ithaca


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

Educational Trends

Biology schools in Ithaca


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

Biology Programs Offered In Ithaca


Ithaca's biology schools offer 7 biology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Biology Degrees In Ithaca


Approximately 463 students graduated from biology courses in 2010.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Ithaca, New York

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